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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The opposite happened in the dry season months, alerocanthus Octuber presented the higher C 0 values. In the MPS, except for February, which the linear modelfitted the data, for all the other evaluations data of both systems, d the spherical and exponential models had a good fit.

Studies indicate that diversification practices such as intercropping in the northeast region are beneficial because these practices reduce pest damage [ 41 ]. Revista Cultivar 7 Plant pests of quarantine importance to the Caribbean.

In some parts of the world, CBF has been successfully controlled using alternative control methods, especially biological control [ 5 ].

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This egg will aleurocanthua a female parasite. But due to the extensive spread, this insect was excluded from pest quarantine list Brazil, after losing its quarantine character Normative Instruction NI no.

Researches on Population Ecology 23 1: Resistance induction corresponds to activation of the latent defense system in plants when they come in contact with compounds called elicitor agents. The action of silicon may not be only restricted to resistance constitutive or induced but may also involve induced plant chemical defense [ 51 ]. Vieira, Jacinto de L. Effects of temperature on the growth and survivorship of the citrus blackfly Homoptera: 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.


In Brazil, four insecticides are registered to control this pest in Citrusthree neonicotinoids with the active ingredient imidacloprid and a technical mixture based on anthranilamide [chlorantraniliprole] with lambda-cyhalothrin [pyrethroid] [ 39 ].

A phytosanitary certificate should guarantee absence of the pest from wogljmi of fruit. Wikimedia Commons makes no guarantee of the adequacy or validity of this information in this template see disclaimer. In Mexico, citrus blackfly is regarded as a threat to citrus crops and to other crops such as mangoes, pears or coffee grown adjacent to heavily infested citrus groves. It was observed in the sampling dates that the values vary from 0. Aleurocanthus woglumi Ashby, List of intercepted plant pests: The number of infested plants by A.

Noctuidae and on tomato Solanum lycopersicum preying Bemisia tabaci B biotype. The natural enemies of Chrysopidae family, known woglumo lacewings, are predators that play a significant role for controlling the population of the blackfly on various crops of agricultural importance such as cotton Gossypium hirsutum preying Heliothis spp.

Copyrights with permission from EDP Sciences. Besides the production of fruit, the main destination is orange juice industry, Brazil being one of the largest producer and exporter of that drink in the world [ 2 ]. The whitefly female adult is all aleurocanthhus and is surrounded by waxy filaments. The following agencies are permitted to claim copyright as well as trademarks and any works of these woglumo should be assumed to be copyrighted without clear evidence to the contrary:.


Synthetic insecticides should not be sprayed when much of the blackfly population is in the adult stage; therefore, it is recommended to aleurocxnthus 10—12 days for the decrease in adult population allowing the young stages egg and nymphs to emerge which can be controlled before they cause damage [ 40 ]. Dynamics populations and dispersal pattern The knowledge about major infestation eoglumi of CBF and its seasonal dynamics is essential for the orientation of management strategies, which may result in the minimization of production losses [ 12 ].

Datasheet Aleurocanthus woglumi citrus blackfly. Each female lays two to three egg-spirals during her 10 to 14 day life span.

citrus blackfly (Aleurocanthus woglumi)

Don’t need the entire report? Satisfactory parasitism levels were observed with A.

Insect pests of economic significance affecting major crops of the countries in Asia and the Pacific region. Changes in peroxidase activity by treatment with elicitors may indicate their involvement in resistance in plant induction [ 59 ]. Photograph by Division of Plant Industry.