sweet-potato whitefly

Definitions of sweet-potato whitefly
  1. noun
    a variety of whitefly
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    Bemisia tabaci, poinsettia strain, superbug
    a strain of pest accidentally imported into Florida from the Middle East then spread to California where it is a very serious pest feeding on almost all vegetable crops and poinsettias
    cotton strain
    feeds primarily on cotton
    type of:
    minute insect that feeds on plant juices; related to scale insects
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