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Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Why is Poncirus Trifoliata Resistant to Colonization by Asian Citrus Psyllid?

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-22320-004-11-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: May 1, 2014
End Date: Aug 30, 2016

Determine the molecular basis for host plant resistance to the Asian citrus psyllid in trifoliate rootstocks.

Chemical characterization and extraction of contrasting accessions; gas chromatograph-coupled electroantennogram and electropalpogram analysis of host plant volatiles and other host compounds. Laboratory behavioral assays.

Last Modified: 10/17/2017
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