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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Identification and characterization of HLB-induced small RNAs and mRNAs-towards the understanding of natural defense mechanisms against HLB

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-21000-014-15
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Oct 01, 2012
End Date: Sep 30, 2014

To identify important regulatory components in host defense signaling pathways, which will be used to develop effective means for huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) control.

Complete greenhouse inoculation of citrus with huanglongbing (HLB) and citrus tristeza virus. Assess plant response and analyze changes in host plant small RNAs and mRNAs.

Last Modified: 11/29/2015
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