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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: IPM TECHNOLOGIES FOR SUBTROPICAL INSECT PESTS

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Title: Use of psyllid genomes RNA interference for novel pest control strategies

Authors
item HUNTER, WAYNE
item Bextine, Blake -
item SHATTERS, ROBERT
item HALL, DAVID

Submitted to: Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting
Publication Type: Abstract Only
Publication Acceptance Date: December 10, 2010
Publication Date: December 12, 2010
Citation: Hunter, W.B., Bextine, B.R., Shatters, R.G., Hall, D.G. 2010. Benefits from psyllid genomes - RNA - interference [abstract]. Entomological Society of America Annual Meeting. p. 49240.

Technical Abstract: Genomics has changed the strategies used to manage insects and diseases. The ability to effect a change in proteins, and transcripts, through RNA-interference, RNAi, has produced a rush towards the development of the most state-of-the-art pest suppression strategies available. To rapidly advance these efforts, we established the International Psyllid Genome Consortium to bring together researchers interested in psyllid genomics.

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