The silverleaf whitefly eats tomato leaves, and may infect the plant with the tomato yellow leaf curl virus. Agricultural control of silverleaf whitefly commonly requires insecticide to prevent damage to the tomato crop.
Let the Younger Generation Fight the War
It is actually the wasp larvae that kill either species of whitefly. The mother wasp lays an egg inside an immature whitefly. Upon hatching, the larva eats its host from the inside.
This approach seems to work well in Florida, particularly in greenhouses. It is notexpected to completely eliminate insecticide use, but certainly reduces the need for them, while increasing the effectiveness of other pest control measures.
Since other states prohibit the import of papaya whiteflies, this solution might be limited to the Sunshine State.