Tie A Yellow Ribbon

Mulberry Tree wrapped with Sticky yellow flypaper
Photo: Newsha Tavakolian

Tehran, Iran is experiencing a whitefly epidemic. Clouds of whiteflies fill the air, landing everywhere and are easily swallowed by residents. I am reminded of our 2009 soybean aphid clouds in Indiana. The whiteflies are feeding on mulberry trees which are planted throughout the urban landscape. The warmer temperatures associated with climate change have allowed whitefly populations to experience a longer season and…

Source: Living With Insects Blog

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