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What eats the glassy winged sharpshooter?
Asked in Blackbirds
Is the red-winged blackbird endangered and what does the red-winged blackbird prey on?
Asked in Insects
What insects are affecting crops in California?
There are dozens. One of the pests that has been getting a lot of press lately is the glassy-winged sharpshooter, which can spread a virus that blights grape vines. With Napa being such a big wine growing area, this could have a major impact. Another that has caused intermittent panics for the last 20 years or so is the Mediterranean fruit fly, which can infect most types of tree fruit, such as apples and pears.
Asked in Grasshoppers
What does the Zayatne Band-winged Grasshopper eat?
Asked in Buffalo Bills
Who was the sharpshooter in Buffalo Bills wildwest show?
Asked in Firearms
What is better sharpshooter or markman onshooting guns?
Asked in Actors & Actresses
What actors and actresses appeared in The Sharpshooter - 1913?
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What are the release dates for The Sharpshooter - 1913?
Asked in Animal Life, Beetles, Grasshoppers
Are there leafhopper viruses?
Yes there are leafhopper viruses. All insects are susceptible to viruses. Leafhoppers have been shown to be infectedd with DNA and/or RNA viruses (Hunter, W., USDA, ARS). They may also be infected with multiple viruses at one time. Leafhoppers, some of which are called sharpshooter leafhoppers, like the glassy-winged sharpshooter also transmit plant viruses as well as plant infecting bacteria (one example: Xylella fastidiosa). Leafhoppers are second in importance (aphids being first) in causing economic losses as they transmit a lot of plant diseases during feeding. Emerging discoveries in leafhopper viruses are trying to use these naturally adapted pathogens to suppress leafhopper pest populations.