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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID ATTRACTANTS AND REPELLENTS

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-22320-001-08
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Jan 01, 2009
End Date: Dec 31, 2013

Objective:
To discover and identify attractants and repellents of the Asian citrus psyllid with the ultimate goal of finding volatiles that could be used in a pest management program for the psyllid.

Approach:
Volatiles from plants will be screened in the laboratory for attraction and repellency using y-tube olfactometers, four-arm olfactometers, wind tunnel assays, and EAG/EAD.

Last Modified: 12/18/2014
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