International Journal of Tropical Insect Science

, Volume 2, Issue 4, pp 223–225 | Cite as

Effect of the Jassid Empoasca Lybica on the Growth and Yield of Two Eggplant Cultivars

  • Jennifer S. A. Kisha


During three seasons of observations similar populations of the jassid Empoasea lybica were recorded on two different eggplant cultivars (cvs). However cv Black Beauty exhibited more tolerance to jassid attack than cv Long Purple. Comparing jassid-infested and jassid-free treatments, the growth and yield of Long Purple plants were reduced more drastically by the insect than were those of Black Beauty.

Key Words

Empoasca Solanum melongena jassid populations tolerance yield 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Jennifer S. A. Kisha
    • 1
  1. 1.Gezira Research Station, Agricultural Research CorporationWad MedaniSudan

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