Revista mexicana de fitopatología
Print version ISSN 0185-3309
HOLGUIN-PENA, Ramón Jaime; HERNANDEZ-MONTIEL, Luis Guillermo and LATISNERE-BARRAGAN, Hever. Identification and Geographical Distribution of Bemisia tabaci Gennadius and its Relationship with Begomovirales Diseases inTomato (Solanum lycopersicum L.) in the Baja California Peninsula, Mexico. Rev. mex. fitopatol [online]. 2010, vol.28, n.1, pp. 58-60. ISSN 0185-3309.
The technique of random amplified polymorphic DNA (RAPD) analysis was used to identify whitefly biotypes present in tomato fields on the Baja California, Mexico. We determined that 75% B. tabaci biotype B, 12% biotype A, 10% Trialeurodes vaporariorum, and 3% indeterminate species. According to PCR analysis Tomato chino La Paz virus was detected in 95% of the population and the virus was present in almost all the geographical areas.
Keywords : Whiteflies; biotypes; DNA markers; Tomato chino de La Paz virus.