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- Trumble, John T., et al. Show all 4 Authors
- Pest management science 2011 v.67 no.7 pp. 815
- Bactericera cockerelli; Candidatus Liberibacter; Hemiptera; Solanum lycopersicum var. lycopersicum; adults; eggs; field experimentation; insect control; kaolin; leaves; nymphs; oviposition; particle films; tomatoes
- ... BACKGROUND: The potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, is a vector of Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum, causing several diseases in solanaceous crops. Laboratory and field no-choice and choice experiments were conducted to evaluate the repellency of kaolin particle film on adults of B. cockerelli on tomato plants that had been sprayed with kaolin particle film on the upper surface only, on th ...