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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Investigating Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Natural Defense Responses of Citrus Greening (Hlb) by Characterizing Host Small Rnas and Mrnas

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-21000-014-17
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2012
End Date: Jun 30, 2015

To identify the mechanisms of pathogenesis and natural defense in citrus to citrus greening disease or huanglongbing.

Complete greenhouse inoculation of citrus with huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus). Assess plant response and analyze changes in host plant small RNAs and mRNAs.

Last Modified: 12/1/2015
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