EPPO Global Database

Bemisia tabaci(BEMITA)

Distribution details in Greece

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2013: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 284 (1999): Present, widespread
From NPPO: Present, widespread
Comments
EPPO Reporting Service 500/08. Mainly on cotton and tobacco without serious damage. Easily controlled chemically.

EPPO Reporting Service (2009/200) : biotype B observed in 2006 on the Island of Rhodos on tomato crops.
References
* Mound, L. A.; Halsey, S. H. (1978) In: Whitefly of the world. A systematic catalogue of the Aleyrodidae (Homoptera) with host plant and natural enemy data, 340 pp. John Wiley and Sons, Chichester, UK.

* NHM (1982) [North Evia].

* Orfanidou CG, Dimitriou C, Papayiannis LC, Maliogka VI, Katis NI (2013) Epidemiology and evolutionary studies of criniviruses associated with tomato yellows disease in Greece. Abstract of a paper presented at the 12th International Symposium on Plant Virus Epidemiology (Arusha, TZ, 2013-28-01/02-01), p 79.
------- During a survey carried out in 2009/2012, B. tabaci (biotypes B and Q) was the predominant species in the South while T. vaporariorum was the main whitefly species in the North.

* Papayiannis LC, Brown JK, Hadjistylli M, Katis NI (2008) Bemisia tabaci biotype B associated with tomato yellow leaf curl disease epidemics on Rhodes Island, Greece. Phytoparasitica 36(1), 20-22.
-------Biotype B on tomato crops, Rhodos Island.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Bulgaria Present, few occurrences view...
Turkey Present, widespread view...