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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 Asian Citrus Psyllid in Young Citrus Plantings

Location: Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit

Project Number: 6036-22000-025-16
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: May 01, 2013
End Date: Apr 30, 2015

Objective:
To develop a push-pull system for asian citrus psyllid management for protection of young citrus plants

Approach:
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.

Last Modified: 11/23/2014
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