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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

Project Number: 6615-22000-025-17-A
Project Type: Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 1, 2013
End Date: Apr 25, 2014

To develop a push-pull system for Asian citrus psyllid management for protection of young citrus plants.

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: 10/18/2017
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