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Research Project: A team approach to culturing Liberibacter asiaticus

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Project Number: 6034-22000-039-45-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Jul 1, 2013
End Date: Oct 15, 2015

Purify bacteria from plant tissue and use as inoculum for devising sustainable in vitro cultures of the Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus bacterium.

Bacteria will be purified from insects and citrus and cultured in media designed to mimic plant sap or insect haemolymph.

Last Modified: 10/16/2017
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