EPPO Global Database

Bemisia tabaci(BEMITA)


Important note about the classification of host plants in GD:
Categories have been assigned by the EPPO Secretariat on the basis of available data at the time of entry. They correspond to a qualitative evaluation of the importance of the host plant for the pest concerned and remain indicative only.
Further explanation of categories is available in the guide.
Organism Type
Euphorbia pulcherrima (EPHPU) Major host
* Łabanowski GS (2017) The threat of greenhouse horticultural crops by pests. Zeszyty Naukowe Instytutu Ogrodnictwa, 25, 39-56. (in Polish with English abstract).
Gerbera jamesonii (GEBJA) Major host
Gossypium hirsutum (GOSHI) Major host
Ipomoea batatas (IPOBA) Major host
Manihot esculenta (MANES) Major host
* Casinga CM, Wosula EN, Sikirou M, Shirima RR, Munyerenkana CM, Nabahungu LN, Bashizi BK, Ugentho H, Monde G, Legg JP (2022) Diversity and distribution of whiteflies colonizing cassava in Eastern Democratic Republic of Congo. Insects 13, 849. https://doi.org/10.3390/insects13090849
Nicotiana tabacum (NIOTA) Major host
Solanum lycopersicum (LYPES) Major host
Amaranthus blitoides (AMABL) Wild/Weed
Amaranthus retroflexus (AMARE) Wild/Weed
Atriplex semibaccata (ATXSE) Wild/Weed
Bryonia dioica (BYODI) Wild/Weed
Capsella bursa-pastoris (CAPBP) Wild/Weed
Erigeron canadensis (ERICA) Wild/Weed
Lactuca serriola (LACSE) Wild/Weed
Oxalis pes-caprae (OXAPC) Wild/Weed
Senecio vulgaris (SENVU) Wild/Weed
Solanum nigrum (SOLNI) Wild/Weed
Sonchus oleraceus (SONOL) Wild/Weed
Stellaria media (STEME) Wild/Weed
Urtica urens (URTUR) Wild/Weed
Abelmoschus esculentus (ABMES) Host
* Nawaz A, Ali H, Gogi MD et al. (2020) Resistance Assessment of Different Cultivars of Okra (Abelmoschus esculentus) Against Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci). Gesunde Pflanzen 72, 361–369. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10343-020-00518-2
Asteraceae (1COMF) Host
Borago officinalis (BOROF) Host
Brassicaceae (1CRUF) Host
Capsicum annuum (CPSAN) Host
Convolvulaceae (1COVF) Host
Cucumis sativus (CUMSA) Host
Cucurbitaceae (1CUCF) Host
Cucurbita pepo (CUUPE) Host
Euphorbiaceae (1EUPF) Host
Fabaceae (1LEGF) Host
Glycine max (GLXMA) Host
Hibiscus (1HIBG) Host
Lactuca sativa (LACSA) Host
Lavandula coronopifolia (LAVSR) Host
Malvaceae (1MAVF) Host
Melissa officinalis (MLSOF) Host
Mentha (1MENG) Host
Ocimum basilicum (OCIBA) Host
Phaseolus vulgaris (PHSVX) Host
plants (2PLAN) Host
Salvia officinalis (SALOF) Host
Salvia rosmarinus (RMSOF) Host
Sinningia (1SNNG) Host
Solanaceae (1SOLF) Host
Solanum melongena (SOLME) Host
Tagetes erecta (TAGER) Host
Thymus serpyllum (THYSE) Host
vegetable plants (2VEGP) Host