Journal article

Genetic structure of the whitefly Bemisia tabaci populations in Colombia following a recent invasion

Fernando Diaz, Nancy M Endersby, Ary A Hoffmann

Insect Science | WILEY | Published : 2015


Funding Acknowledgements

Fernando Diaz was supported by COLCIENCIAS from Colombia during a PhD scholarship including an internship at The University of Melbourne where this study was developed. We thank the "Bean Entomology Lab" at the International Center for Tropical Agriculture (CIAT) in Colombia and Dr. Maria del Rosario Manzano for field work assistance as well as the "Molecular Biology and Ecogenetic Studies Team" (Universidad del Valle), especially to Biologist Diana L. Juvinao, Cinthya Saldana, and Vanessa Munoz for help with sampling; to the farmers for permission to collect the whitefly samples in their crops; and we also thank Dr. De Barro for some advice with selecting the right microsatellites for this study. Some support was provided through the Australian Research Council through their Fellowship scheme.