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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Exploitation of Visual Stimuli for Better Monitoring and Management of Acp in Young Citrus Plantings – Enhancement Funds

Location: Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit

Project Number: 6615-22000-025-21
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Nov 05, 2013
End Date: Jun 30, 2014

Objective:
To develop visual targets that optimize attraction of asian citrus psyllids.

Approach:
We will evaluate visual different factors relating to attractions (i.e. color contrast, polarization, background contrast, polarization, translucence) in laboratory and field studies to obtain the most attractive visual targets.

Last Modified: 9/20/2014
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