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Research Project: Evaluating Imidacloprid Resistance in Vine Mealybug: Collections, Assay Development, and Surveys

Location: Crop Diseases, Pests and Genetics Research

Project Number: 2034-22000-012-38-T
Project Type: Trust Fund Cooperative Agreement

Start Date: Oct 1, 2019
End Date: Jun 30, 2021

Objective:
Evaluate vine mealybug populations for resistance to imidacloprid.

Approach:
Collect and maintain vine mealybug populations from the San Joaquin Valley. Evaluate each population for resistance to imidacloprid using a laboratory based bioassay.