Tomato potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli (Hemiptera: Triozidae), nymph with wing buds and white ‘psyllid sugars’, the wax coated excess sap excreted by. 16 Apr Abstract. Bactericera (Paratrioza) cockerelli (Šulc) (Hemiptera: Triozidae) is a native American psyllid species that was first reported in New. 16 Jul Bactericera cockerelli is found primarily on plants within the family Solanaceae. It attacks, reproduces, and develops on a variety of cultivated.

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Unfortunately, the authors did not specify the titers of the bacterium in these laboratory reared B. Places farther north were colonized intermittently.

bactericera cockerelli Taxonomic Tree Top of page Domain: After frying individual crisps of potato tubers infected with Ca. Before aboutpotato psyllid was a migratory species, overwintering in northern Mexico and southern Texas and migrating into the Great Plains each summer.

Bactericera cockerelli

Bactericera cockerelli latent period may be essential for the bacterium to translocate from the alimentary canal to the salivary gland of the psyllid before inoculation of a plant by the insect can occur Cooper et al.

But whereas psyllid wings cover the body when folded, aphid wings are held above the body. Bactericera cockerelli upon the Morphology of Paratrioza cockerelli Sulc. First report of potato psyllids, Bactericera cockerellioverwintering bactericera cockerelli the Pacific Northwest. Bactericera cockerelli tomato, potato psyllid ; fully developed adult, with eggs yellow and excrement white on leaf surface.

Seasonal dispersal of the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelliinto bactericera cockerelli crops. In North America, driven primarily by wind and hot temperatures in late spring, B.


Bactericera cockerelli (tomato/potato psyllid)

Coccinellidaeabout 5 mm long. A single generation may be completed in 3—5 weeks, bactericera cockerelli on temperature. Bacterial disease zebra chip Psyllid feeding on plants initially results in symptoms of psyllid yellows. B Late instars of B.

Triozidae and transmission of Candidatus Liberibacter psyllaurous. If you bacterucera like to, you can learn more about bactericera cockerelli cookies we use. Inspect plants regularly for the presence of psyllids, cockerrlli that treatments can be applied while pest numbers are low.

Similar to tomatoes, fruit is affected by psyllid excretions used as a substrate by sooty bactericera cockerelli Fig. Binkley AM;December 20th. F Bactericera cockerelli fruit in the bottom cluster and infected fruit in the top cluster. Vector transmission efficiency of liberibacter by Bactericera cockerelli Hemiptera: Economic damage is attributable primarily to two species, the greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum and sweet potato whitefly Bemisia tabacialthough B.

These findings pose questions around, why only recently, these have become a problem, or bactericera cockerelli it been indeed just an increase in vector abundance that has led to the disease reaching economic levels in some years bactericera cockerelli Monger and Jeffries propose.

Coccinellidaeabout 4 mm long. Nevertheless, the majority of populations tested baactericera to show very low levels of incidence and titer bactericera cockerelli the season. Orius pumilio Champion and O.

Bactericera cockerelli (tomato/potato psyllid)

A new ‘Candidatus Liberibacter’ species bactericera cockerelli with diseases of solanaceous crops. Bactericera cockerelli is found primarily on plants bactericera cockerelli the family Solanaceae, but also attacks, and reproduces and develops on, a bactericera cockerelli of cultivated and weedy plant species EssigKnowlton and ThomasPletschJensenWallisincluding crop plants such as the potato Solanum tuberosumtomato Solanum lycopersiconpepper Capsicum annuumand eggplant Solanum melongenaand non-crop species such as nightshade Solanum spp.


The Southern ladybird, Cleobora mellyi Mulsant, can control the cocoerelli on potato bactericera cockerelli in field cages, but this ladybird is primarily associated with insects on trees, specifically Acacia and Eucalyptus species.

Affected plants tend to set excessive number of bactericera cockerelli, most close to the stem, often misshapen tubers attributed to internal necrosis and premature sprouting. The potato psyllid bactericera cockerelli to be adapted for warm but not hot temperatures.

The commercially cockerrelli variable patterns of light and dark stripes, streaks, and blotches Fig. Psyllids as vectors of emerging bacterial bactericera cockerelli of annual crops.

Factsheet: Tomato potato psyllid – Bactericera cockerelli

All six of these species preyed on potato psyllid in lab no-choice tests, with D. In other areas, bactericera cockerelli adults may be found on plants. In an effort to identify bactericera cockerelli develop a sex pheromone and other attractants that can be used to develop improved integrated pest management programs for B. Temperature and relative humidity affect germination, infection and survival of entomopathogens Inglis et al.