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Research Project: Zebra Chip (ZC) and Potato Exports: Pest Delimitation and Vector/Pathogen Monitoring Impacting Trade to the Pacific Rim

Location: Temperate Tree Fruit and Vegetable Research

Project Number: 2092-22000-021-17-R
Project Type: Reimbursable Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2016
End Date: Jun 30, 2019

Objective:
Monitor incidence of Liberibacter (Lso) in potato psyllids collected from potato fields in Washington.

Approach:
Potato psyllids collected from potato fields throughout Washington will be tested for Liberibacter (Lso) by polymerase chain reaction assays.