Project Number: 5302-22000-010-18-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement
Start Date: Oct 1, 2011
End Date: Sep 30, 2012
1. Conduct multi-locus microsatellite genotyping for Las strains from HLB-affected planta and psyllid samples collected from various geographic locations. 2. Develop a comprehensive Las genotyping databases for identification and tracking the movement of Las isolates.
1. PCR-based detection and fingerprinting and fragment analyses of asiaticus isolates. 2. Construct allele frequency of genotyping data and conduct phylogenetic analysis of U.S. Las populations.