Definition of Bemisia

1. Noun. Sweet-potato whitefly.

Exact synonyms: Genus Bemisia
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Aleyrodidae, Family Aleyrodidae
Member holonyms: Sweet-potato Whitefly, Bemisia Tabaci, Poinsettia Strain, Superbug



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bemisia

Beltane
Beltian body
Beltway
Beltway bandit
Beltway bandits
Beluga
Belugas
Belvoir
Belvoir Hunt
Belyando spew
Belzebuth
Bemba
Bemberg
Bembergs
Bemidji
Bemisia (current term)
Bemisia tabaci
Ben
Ben Gurion
Ben Hecht
Ben Hogan
Ben Jonson
Ben Nevis
Ben Shahn
Ben Sira
Bena
Benadryl
Benares
Benas

Literary usage of Bemisia

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1. Harmful Non-Indigenous Species in the United States (1994)
"For example, some scientists now believe that the 1991 infestations of the sweet potato whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) in California were in fact a different ..."

2. Viral Resistance in Plants/Viral Coat Proteins: Bibliography-January 91-July 96 by Raymond Dobert (1996)
"... whiteflies (Bemisia tabaci), the natural insect vector of the virus, and subjected to RFLP analysis. Markers on chromosomes 3 and 6 were significantly ..."

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