Photo 2. Spirals of eggs and wax on the fruit of papaya made by the spiralling whitefly, Aleurodicus dispersus.
Photo 3. The oval nymphs of Aleurodicus dispersus can just be seen to the right of the band of whitefly adults, and also at the bottom of the spiral.
Photo 6. Heavy infection of spiralling whitefly, Aleurodicus dispersus, on guava. The silken threads of wax oridyuced by the female are clearly seen.
AUTHORS Helen Tsatsia & Grahame Jackson
Produced with support from the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research under project PC/2010/090: Strengthening integrated crop management research in the Pacific Islands in support of sustainable intensification of high-value crop production, implemented by the University of Queensland and the Secretariat of the Pacific Community.
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