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These studies focused on the critical role that saliva plays when the glassy-winged sharpshooter injects the Pierce's disease bacterium, Xylella fastidiosa, into grapes.
The glassy-winged sharpshooter leafhopper is significantly larger than the psyllid (~4*), which may account for the delayed mortality rates, plus leafhoppers continuously groom with their spiky hind legs which could dislodge spores from penetrating the cuticle.
The half-inch long glassy-winged sharpshooter, an insect with tent-like, transparent and brownish wings with red veins, moves with fits and starts around oleander stems before hopping from one branch or plant to the next.
The protectants use specially processed kaolin, a white clay, and are applied to the surface of plants to form a film barrier against more than a dozen species of insects and mites, including pear psyllas and glassy-winged sharpshooters.
Paying an assessment on my grapes for another five years is a small price to pay to find an answer on how to deal with Pierce's Disease and the Glassy-winged sharpshooter.
Complete genome sequence and molecular characterization of Homalodisca coagulata virus-1, a novel virus discovered in the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Ci cadellidae).
Current projects there include work with water hyacinth, alligatorweed, Brazilian pepper-tree, fanwort, balloon vine, pompom weed, Brazilian waterweed, water primrose, Lippia, Parkinsonia, water lettuce, imported fire ants, glassy-winged sharpshooter, cactus moth, little fire ant, and cactus mealybug.
The vector for dissemination of OLS is a 1/2-inch-long, glassy-winged sharpshooter insect -- a kind of leafhopper.