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Texananus incurvatus: II. Transmission of California aster-yellows virus


Henry H. P. Severin

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Hilgardia 19(18):544-545. DOI:10.3733/hilg.v19n18p544. April 1950.

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Texananus incuruatus is the seventh phlepsid leafhopper that has been demonstrated to carry this virus. In single-insect tests, its efficiency in transmitting the virus was 22 per cent with celery, I per cent with asters. The virus was retained by single adults from 11 to 14 days.

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DeLong D. M., Severin H. H. P. Texananus incurvatus: taxonomy. Hilgardia. 1950. 19:541-42. DOI: 10.3733/hilg.v19n18p541 [CrossRef]

Severin H. H. P. Evidence of nonspecific transmission of California aster-yellows virus by leafhoppers. Hilgardia. 1945. 17(1):22-59. DOI: 10.3733/hilg.v17n01p021 [CrossRef]

Severin H. 1950. Texananus incurvatus: II. Transmission of California aster-yellows virus. Hilgardia 19(18):544-545. DOI:10.3733/hilg.v19n18p544
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