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Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance, 1903) (orange spiny whitefly, OSW) (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) invaded South of Italy

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dc.contributor.author El Kenawy, Ahmed
dc.contributor.author Baetan, Raul
dc.contributor.author Corrado, Isabella
dc.contributor.author Cornara, Daniele
dc.contributor.author Oltean, Ion
dc.contributor.author Porcelli, Francesco
dc.date.accessioned 2021-12-13T13:00:11Z
dc.date.available 2021-12-13T13:00:11Z
dc.date.issued 2014
dc.identifier.citation El Kenawy, Ahmed, Raul Baetan, Isabella Corrado, Daniele Cornara, Ion Oltean, Francesco Porcelli. 2014. "Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance, 1903) (orange spiny whitefly, OSW) (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) invaded South of Italy". Lucrări Ştiinţifice USAMV - Iaşi Seria Agronomie 57(2): 25-28.
dc.identifier.uri https://repository.uaiasi.ro/xmlui/handle/20.500.12811/2002
dc.description.abstract Inspection started from the Lecce city center, namely from the main public park or garden, then extended to orchards and boundaries searching for infested plants. The specimens collected mainly came from young fully mature leaves from the basal part of the infested trees. On infested trees puparia and eggs can be easily collected and black adults can be spotted at the top twigs. Otherwise A. spiniferus is usually on the underside of the leaves. Puparia were slidemounted by quick-mounts method (Martin et al., 2000) or in Canada balsam following the suggestions of Pizza and Porcelli (1993) and Martin (1999). The black puparia were bleached with a cold mixture of 30-volume ammonia and 20-volume hydrogen peroxide (Martin, 1999; Anonymous, 2004). Mounted specimens were identified following Silvestri (1928), Bink-Moenen (1983), Kanmiya et al. (2011), Martin (1987 and 1999). The laboratory notes and the observations were taken by stereomicroscope, light compound microscope and Hitachi TM3000 low pressure SEM. By the end of 2009 OSW infested 68 of the 97 municipalities of Lecce district but the intensity of its infestation varied. In 2010 the pest infested 88 municipalities, except Diso, Guagnano, Melendugno, Novoli, Salice Salentino, Squinzano, Trepuzzi, Uggiano la Chiesa and Veglie. In 2011 OSW started to spread into the villages of the Adriatic coast.Apparently Melendugno and Diso were not infested by it. In 2011 A. spiniferus was found on a Citrus limon in a private garden from San Pancrazio Salentino, a village in the Brindisi district. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher “Ion Ionescu de la Brad” University of Agricultural Sciences and Veterinary Medicine, Iaşi en_US
dc.subject Aleurocanthus spiniferus en_US
dc.subject citrus en_US
dc.subject Lecce District en_US
dc.title Aleurocanthus spiniferus (Quaintance, 1903) (orange spiny whitefly, OSW) (Hemiptera, Aleyrodidae) invaded South of Italy en_US
dc.type Article en_US
dc.author.affiliation Ahmed El Kenawy, Isabella Corrado, Daniele Cornara, Francesco Porcelli, DiSSPA Sez Entomologia e Zoologia, UNIBA Aldo Moro, Bari, Italy
dc.author.affiliation Raul Baetan, Ion Oltean, University of Agricultural Sciences and Vererinary Medicine Cluj-Napoca
dc.publicationName Lucrări Ştiinţifice USAMV - Iaşi Seria Agronomie
dc.volume 57
dc.issue 2
dc.publicationDate 2014
dc.startingPage 25
dc.endingPage 28
dc.identifier.eissn 2069-6727


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