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Research Article

Vector-Virus Mutualism Accelerates Population Increase of an Invasive Whitefly

  • Min Jiu,

    Affiliation: Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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  • Xue-Ping Zhou,

    Affiliation: Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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  • Lin Tong,

    Affiliation: Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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  • Jing Xu,

    Affiliation: Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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  • Xiao Yang,

    Affiliation: Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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  • Fang-Hao Wan,

    Affiliation: Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China

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  • Shu-Sheng Liu mail

    To whom correspondence should be addressed. E-mail: shshliu@zju.edu.cn

    Affiliation: Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China

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  • Published: January 31, 2007
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0000182

About the Authors

Min Jiu, Lin Tong, Jing Xu, Xiao Yang, Shu-Sheng Liu
Institute of Insect Sciences, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Xue-Ping Zhou
Institute of Biotechnology, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
Fang-Hao Wan
Institute of Plant Protection, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Beijing, China

Corresponding Author

Email: shshliu@zju.edu.cn

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: SL FW. Performed the experiments: MJ XZ LT JX XY. Analyzed the data: SL MJ XZ. Wrote the paper: SL MJ XZ.