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Caption for November/December 2011 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Integrated Control System Improves Cotton Health." Sweetpotato whiteflies, Bemisia tabaci, feeding on watermelon leaf.

Caption for November 2007 Agricultural Research magazine article, "On Guard Against Watermelon Vine Decline." A pair of silverleaf whiteflies, Bemisia tabaci, which measure about one-tenth of an inch long, feed on a watermelon leaf.

Caption for April 2006 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Beyond Insecticides: Improved Methods of Whitefly Control." A pair of silverleaf whiteflies, Bemisia argentifolii, measuring one-tenth of an inch long.

Caption for December 2005 Agricultural Research magazine article, "Vegetable Breeding Steps Up to the Next Level: New Work With Some Favorite Food Crops." Sweetpotato whiteflies, Bemisia tabaci, feeding on a watermelon leaf

Photo by Stephen Ausmus.


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Last Modified: 11/2/2011
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