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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Entomologist Elaine Backus adjusts the position of a glassy-winged sharpshooter while its feeding is recorded by an AC-DC EPG monitor. Backus uses the technique to study how the insect transmits Pierce’s disease bacteria into grape.


Photo by Stephen Ausmus.

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Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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