Control of whitefly in protected ornamental crops

This factsheet covers the identification, biology and control of whitefly, both native and quarantine species, that are important pests of protected ornamental crops in the UK. Detailed information is provided on the glasshouse whitefly, tobacco whitefly, cabbage whitefly and honeysuckle whitefly covering:

  • Host plants
  • Damage symptoms
  • Sources of infestation
  • General life cycle
  • Factors influencing development
  • Monitoring
  • Control strategies within an IPM programme

The information was updated in 2015.

Useful links

Further information can be found in the Hardy Nursery Stock Crop Walker's Guide