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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Virus of Hemipterans: Leafhoppers and Psyllids

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-22320-001-25
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2011
End Date: Mar 31, 2016

Objective:
Evaluate virus infection as potential biological control agents against leafhoppers and psyllids, Homalodisca vitripennis and Diaphorina citri.

Approach:
Infect leafhoppers and psyllids, by feeding or injections and monitor survival, female fecundity, and virus titers using PCR methods.

Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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