General information about Aleurocanthus woglumi (ALECWO). Sticky honeydew deposits accumulate on leaves and stems and usually develop black sooty mould fungus, giving the foliage (even the whole plant) a sooty. Aleurocanthus woglumi (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) in Citrus: Opportunities and Challenges to Implement a Sustainable Management. By Daniele L. Vieira.

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From September to October12 samplings were taken, in these specific dates: Title Eggs Caption Aleurocanthus woglumi citrus blackfly ; egg ‘spirals’.

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Southwestern Entomologist, 4 4: This page was last edited on 22 Marchat Tall Timbers Research Station. How to cite and reference Link to this chapter Copy to clipboard. Journal of Natural History, 32 Dynamics populations and dispersal pattern The knowledge about major infestation potential aleurocanthuw CBF and its seasonal dynamics is essential for the orientation of management strategies, which may result in the minimization of production losses [ 12 ]. The results indicated that there were great benefits to the agricultural sector when the decision was taken based on kriping maps.

Spraying of commercial citrus exclusively for whitefly control is seldom practiced in Florida. Title Infestation Caption Aleurocanthus woglumi citrus blackfly ; infestation on citrus leaf.

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Aleyrodidae geostatistics analysis in agroforestry and monoculture systems in Oriental Amazon. Works by defunct state agencies may be copyrighted if these rights were transferred to a new or different agency note that legislation transferring such right may not have been codified into Florida Statutes. This kind of technology is much more interesting in sensitive regions, such as Amazon, a region that demands a minimal environmental impact.


Aleyrodidae in Citrus spp. The spherical model was the one that better described the increase of number of plants infested with blackflies from September to November for both systems adopted APS and MPSindicating that the pest presents strong tendency to disseminate among the neighbor plants forming aggregations or patches Table 1. Wooglumi used geostatistics to improve pest control in citriculture. No insecticide was applied during A.

Both wasps have succeeded in establishing themselves and are helping to reduce the damage done by the pest. It is important to note that for this experimental field the APS presented a higher incidence of citrus blackfly than the MPS.

All stages except a resting phase in the fourth instar or ‘pupa’ feed on phloem sap. Newell Aleurocwnthus, Brown AC. While this species is found in very low numbers in most groves, it is normally under effective biological control and pest populations rarely require treatment Browning et al. Soon afterwards, it darkens, developing a fine covering of waxy powder which gives it a slate-blue appearance. The knowledge about major infestation potential of CBF and its seasonal dynamics is essential for the orientation of management strategies, which may result in the minimization of production losses [ 12 ].

Next chapter Advance in Citrus Postharvest Management: Adult s Image taken in: Soglumi black fly of citrus and other tropical plants. In addition to providing resistance, it may also provide nutritional benefits and increase the production and quality of agricultural products. Heavy infestation of citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby, on citrus leaves.


Journal of Applied Ecology 43 4: Citrus backfly on the west coast of Mexico and the importation and colonization of Eretmocerus serius Silv. Since there are a large number of arthropod pests infecting Citrussome vectors of destructive diseases, chemical control has been used in Brazil, often without technical criteria, causing undesirable side effects. The life cycle from egg to adult ranges from 45 to days depending on the temperature Dietz and Zetek In the southern hemisphere, Brazil dominates a great part of the orange production aleuocanthus 1 ].

The whitefly adult is slate blue in color, eggs are present and laid in spirals.

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Facultative hyperparasitism and sex determination of Encarsia smithi Silvestri Hymenoptera: In the Monoculture Planting System the sampling spacing must have 22 meters, with 7 evaluations per hectare. The body is orange to red initially; the thorax darkens to dark-grey in a few hours.

Citrus blackfly, Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby Insecta: Aleyrodidae in the Amazonas state. It measures about 0.

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Gamma irradiation Gy [ 45 ]. A sufficiency of water and appropriate applications of fertiliser will encourage growth and minimise damage. Another key that covers 16 species of whiteflies that may infest Florida citrus is available on the World Wide Web. Whitefly of the world. It originated in Asia, but has spread to other parts aleuurocanthus the world.