Interception: tobacco whitefly on Mandevilla

Tobacco whitefly present on Mandevilla.

The Animal and Plant Health Agency (APHA) has reported the presence of Tobacco Whitefly (Bemisia tabaci) on a consignment of Mandevilla (Brazillian Jasmine).

The country of origin of the plants was the Netherlands.

The interception took place on 7 July.

  • For information from FERA on Bemisia tabaci and what to do if an outbreak is suspected click here.
  • For information on symptoms and treatment of key whitefly species on ornamental crops see our Whitefly Factsheet.

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