Identification of whiteflies through the Foldscope

Bemisia tabaci, the silver leaf whitefly, is a notorious vector of several plant viruses that cause enormous crop losses. [Image by: H.N. Roja; Specimen courtesy: Dr R. Sundararaj]
Aleurocanthus mangiferae, commonly known as the mango blackfly, is a pest of mango. [Image by: H.N. Roja; Specimen courtesy: Dr R. Sundararaj]
Aleurotrachelus trachoides, commonly called the pepper whitefly, is a native of Neotropical region. It is an emerging pest of solanaceous crops.
[Image by: H.N. Roja; Specimen courtesy: Dr R. Sundararaj]

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