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The first record of a potential pest Orientus ishidae (Matsumura, 1902) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Poland
- Klejdysz, Tomasz, Zwolińska, Agnieszka, Walczak, Marcin, Kobiałka, Michał
- Journal of plant protection research 2017 v.57 no.2 pp. 107-112
- Cicadellidae, Phytoplasma, Vitis, chlorosis, climate, deformation, international trade, leaves, pests, phytoplasmal diseases, Poland, South East Asia
- This study provides the first data on the occurrence of the mosaic leafhopper Orientus ishidae (Matsumura, 1902) (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae) in Poland. This species is native to Southeast Asia, adventive in Europe and feeds on cultivated plants. Orientus ishidae is a well-known carrier of Grapevine flavescence doree phytoplasma which causes the grapevine yellows disease. Symptoms of phytoplasma diseases of grapevine include deformations, leaf chlorosis and withering of plants. The appearance of this species in Poland might be caused by observed climate variations and insufficient plant health controls in the international trade of plants.