Silverleaf whitefly (SLW) is a major worldwide pest of cotton, vegetables, and soybeans. It arrived in Australia in 1994 and is now causing severe problems in Queensland, northern New South Wales and parts of Western Australia and is still spreading. This 4-page factsheet provides information on the life cycle, distribution and effective management of silverleaf whitefly (SLW), including field sampling, when to use insecticides, insecticide choices, resistance management strategies and biological control. Other important management practices include clearing weeds and crop residues from your property, adopting a crop-free summer break and using yellow sticky traps for early warning.