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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Development and Implementation of New Control Strategies for Citrus Huanglongbing (Greening) Phase II

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Project Number: 6618-22000-039-22
Project Type: Specific Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Feb 01, 2012
End Date: Jun 30, 2014

Objective:
Application of new chemical therapies to eliminate huanglongbinb (HLB) bacterium from HLB-infected citrus plants.

Approach:
Implementation of chemical control strategies by applying new device to deliver effective chemicals into citrus plants. Evaluation of the control efficacy of the treated citrus plants using polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based detection.

Last Modified: 4/16/2014
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