WHITEFLY DIVERSITY (HEMIPTERA: ALEYRODIDAE) AND ITS PARASITOIDS IN LOWLAND IN WEST SUMATERAJournal: International Journal of Advanced Research (Vol.7, No. 7)
Publication Date: 2019-07-05
Authors : Syahnida Wulandari Pohan Hasmiandy Hamid; Yaherwandi.;
Page : 511-519
Keywords : lowland; whitefly; parasitoid; diversity.;
Whitefly is an important pest in various fruit plants. This study aimed to study the diversity of whitefly in fruit plants in the lowlands of West Sumatra. Fruit plants samplings were guava, sweet orange and lime. Sampling locations were at Padang Timur District, Padang,Pauh 1 District, Padang,Pauh 2 District Padang. The method used is methode survey and sample determination is done by Purposive Random Sampling method. The taking of nymph was conducted by searching the parasitic nymphs on each plant found throughout the location determined as the location of the study. Based on the identification results, there were 2 whitefly species found in fruit plants in the lowland, Aleurocanthus woglumi and Bemisia tabaci. The diversity of whitefly in the lowlands was 1, 065 and the uniformity index was 0, 969.
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