ABSTRACT -The oviposition preference (free-choice tests) of Bemisia tabaci (Genn.) Biotype B for 20 bean genotypes was tested. The genotypes were divided into two plots and set up in a block-randomized design with 20 replications. New expanded bean leaves were sectioned and placed in glass tubes containing distilled water and disposed in acrylic cages containing approximately 500 insects. After 24h, the total number of eggs laid on the abaxial surface of leaves and the density of straight and hooked trichomes… Show more
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