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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Virus of Hemipterans: Leafhoppers and Psyllids

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-22320-001-25
Project Type: Nonfunded Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Apr 01, 2011
End Date: Mar 31, 2016

Evaluate virus infection as potential biological control agents against leafhoppers and psyllids, Homalodisca vitripennis and Diaphorina citri.

Infect leafhoppers and psyllids, by feeding or injections and monitor survival, female fecundity, and virus titers using PCR methods.

Last Modified: 11/26/2015
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