Species maintained

Licensed species held in our purpose-built insectary include;

The Aster Leafhopper  (Macrosteles quadrilineatus)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Aster Yellows Witches Broom Phytoplasma, Aster Yellows Phytoplasma and Oat Blue-Dwarf Virus

The Beet Leafhopper (Circulifer tenellus)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Beet Curly Top Curtovirus, Tomato Big Bud Phytoplasma, Stubborn Little Leaf Spiroplasma

The Corn Leafhopper (Dalbulus maidis)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Maize Bushy Stunt Phytoplasma, Corn Stunt Spiroplasma and Maize Rayado Fino Virus

The Maize Planthopper (Peregrinus maidis)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Maize Mosaic Rhabdovirus, Maize Stripe Tenuivirus and Sorghum Stripe Virus

The Mexican Corn Leafhopper (Dalbulus elimatus)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Maize Bushy Stunt Phytoplasma and Corn Stunt virus

The Mediterranean Leafhopper (Circulifer haematoceps)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Sesame Phyllody Phytoplasma, Beet Curly Top Curtovirus, Stubborn Little Leaf Spiroplasma

The African Maize Leafhopper (Cicadulina mbila)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Maize Streak Virus, Maize Chlorotic Mottle Virus

The Green Leafhopper (Nephotettix virescens)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Rice Tungro Bacilliform Virus, Rice Tungro Disease and Yellow Dwarf Phytoplasma

The Brown Planthopper (Nilaparvata lugens)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - Rice Ragged Stunt Virus and Rice Grassy Stunt Virus

The Tobacco Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci)

Plant Pathogen Transmission - All Begomoviruses, some Closteroviruses, Luteoviruses, Nepoviruses, Carlaviruses and Potyviruses

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