Myzus persicae (Sulzer) in Puerto Rico

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Smith, C. F., Martorell, L. F., & Pérez-Escolar, M. E. (1958). Myzus persicae (Sulzer) in Puerto Rico. The Journal of Agriculture of the University of Puerto Rico, 42(4), 263–266.


The green peach aphid, Myzus persicae Sulzer, is a pest of tobacco in Puerto Rico. This insect is also a vector of virus diseases transmitted from pepper to tobacco and vice-versa. During a survey made in Puerto Rico by the authors, the known host-plant list of this insect was greatly increased by adding around 15 new records.


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