EPPO Global Database

Bemisia tabaci(BEMITA)

Distribution details in Venezuela

Situation
Current pest situation evaluated by EPPO on the basis of information dated 2011: Present, widespread
From CABI Pest map 284 (1999): Present, no details
Comments
Until the 1980s, B. tabaci was present at low population densities. Since then, it has become an important pest causing severe damage (also associated with the tranmission of begomoviruses). Studies have showed that the invasive B biotype was predominant (Romay et al., 2011).
References
* Anzola, D.; Lastra, R. (1985) Phytopathologische Zeitschrift 112 (4), 363-366.

* Arnal E, Ramos F (2007) [Whitefly (Hemiptera: Aleyrodidae) pupal cases from Venezuela]. Entomotropica 21(1), 1-11 (in Spanish).

* Arnal, E.; Ramos, F.; Debrot, E. (1993) Agronomia Tropical (Maracay) 43 (5/6), 267-285.

* Morales, P. A.; Bastidas, Y. R. (1997) Boletin de Entomologia Venezolana 12 (2), 141-149.

* Romay G, Geraud-Pouey F, Chirinos DT, Santana MA, Galindo-Castro L, Marquez LM (2011) Microsatellites reveal widespread predominance of an invasive over and indigeous Bemisia tabaci in Venezuela. Phytoparasitica 39(5), 419-428.
------- B biotype predominant.
Situation in neighbouring countries
Country State Status
Brazil Parana Present, no details view...
Brazil Mato Grosso do Sul Present, no details view...
Brazil Bahia Present, no details view...
Brazil Goias Present, no details view...
Brazil Mato Grosso Present, no details view...
Brazil Rio de Janeiro Present, no details view...
Brazil Minas Gerais Present, no details view...
Brazil Pernambuco Present, no details view...
Brazil Rio Grande do Sul Present, no details view...
Brazil Present, restricted distribution view...
Brazil Sao Paulo Present, no details view...
Colombia Present, no details view...
Guyana Present, no details view...