Exploitation of Visual Stimuli for Better Monitoring and Management of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Young Citrus Plantings
Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit
Project Number: 6615-22000-025-16
Start Date: May 01, 2013
End Date: Apr 30, 2015
To develop a push-pull system for asian citrus psyllid management for protection of young citrus plants
Investigate visual cues that cause attraction and repellency of psyllids in the laboratory, devise push and pull methods for psyllids and evaluate the methods in field with young citrus plants.