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Asian citrus psyllid: biology, ecology and management of the huanglongbing vector.

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Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, is an insect pest which transmits a bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), primarily through feeding in newly emergent foliage of citrus trees. This pathogen causes a disease known as Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening, which has become the most debilitating and intractable disease in citrus crops. This book gathers together everythi...

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Chapter 8 (Page no: 113)

Huanglongbing pathogens: acquisition, transmission and vector interactions.

This chapter provides information on the main components of the transmission process of Liberibacter asiaticus and other Huanglongbing (HLB)-associated bacteria, i.e. acquisition from infected plants, translocation from the gut into other organs and tissues of the vector, evidence for multiplication in the vector and retention in the vector and inoculation of the pathogen into another host plant. The current knowledge of the HLB-associated bacterial pathosystem are also compared to that associated with L. solanacearum and its psyllid vectors affecting potatoes, tomatoes and other host plants in Solanaceae and Apiaceae, since the modes of transmission seem to be largely similar in both of these pathosystems.

Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Asian citrus psyllid life cycle and developmental biology. Author(s): Hall, D. G.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 12) Functional anatomy of the Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Cicero, J. M.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 30) Mating behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Mankin, R. W. Rohde, B.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Visually and chemically guided behavior of the Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Allan, S. A.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 67) Hosts of the Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Beattie, G. A. C.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 88) Abiotic and biotic regulators of the Asian citrus psyllid populations. Author(s): Qureshi, J. A.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 101) Symbionts and pathogens of the Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Pelz-Stelinski, K. S.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 140) Epidemiology of huanglongbing: implications of infective colonization events. Author(s): Halbert, S. Singer, B.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 156) Sampling and economic thresholds for Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Monzo, C. Stansly, P. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 166) Management objectives and integration of strategies for the Asian citrus psyllid. Author(s): Stansly, P. A. Qureshi, J. A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 179) Management of the Asian citrus psyllid in Asia. Author(s): Beattie, G. A. C.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 210) Asian citrus psyllid management in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Author(s): Miranda, M. P. Ayres, A. J.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 222) Integrated management of Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing in Florida: past, present and future. Author(s): Stansly, P. A. Qureshi, J. A.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 234) Area-wide management of Asian citrus psyllid in Texas. Author(s): S├ętamou, M.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 250) Management of Asian citrus psyllid in California. Author(s): Grafton-Cardwell, E. E.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 258) Advances in RNA suppression of the Asian citrus psyllid vector and bacteria (huanglongbing pathosystem). Author(s): Hunter, W. B. Clarke, S. K. V. Mojica, A. F. S. Paris, T. M. Miles, G. Metz, J. L. Holland, C. S. McCollum, G. Qureshi, J. A. Tomich, J. M. Boyle, M. J. Cano, L. Altman, S. Pelz-Stelinski, K. S.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • USDA-ARS, US Horticultural Research Laboratory, Fort Pierce, Florida, USA.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2020
  • ISBN
  • 9781786394088
  • Record Number
  • 20203251602