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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Exploitation of Visual Stimule for Better Monitoring and Management of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Young Citrus Plantings

Location: Insect Behavior and Biocontrol Research Unit

Project Number: 6036-22000-025-09
Project Type: General Cooperative Agreement

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

Objective:
To develop push-pull system for Asian citrus psyllid managment 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 psylids and evaluate the methods in the field with young citrus plants.

Last Modified: 12/21/2014
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