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Research Project: Sterile Litchi Tomato- PCN Eradication

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 2092-21220-002-07-S
Project Type: Non-Assistance Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Sep 29, 2015
End Date: Sep 25, 2018

Idaho was found to have the quarantine pest, Pale Cyst Nematode eradicating the nematode in 2006. This work contributes to the research aimed at eradicating the nematode by non-chemical means.

Litchi tomato induces hatching but does not allow the nematode to successfully parasitize the plant.