Definition of Bemisia
1. Noun. Sweet-potato whitefly.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Aleyrodidae, Family Aleyrodidae
Member holonyms: Sweet-potato Whitefly, Bemisia Tabaci, Poinsettia Strain, Superbug
Lexicographical Neighbors of Bemisia
Literary usage of Bemisia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
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 ..."