Bemisia tabaci established in New Zealand
It has been reported at the Seventeenth Session of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC) that Bemisia tabaci (EPPO A2 pest) has become established in New Zealand after an outbreak on poinsettia in several nurseries and garden centers.
It also has been reported at the same occasion that B. tabaci occurs as a pest on rice in Sri Lanka.
Report of the Seventeenth Session of the Asia and Pacific Plant Protection Commission (APPPC), Kuala Lumpur 1991-10-2/7.
FAO, RAPA Publication No.2/1992