Location: Emerging Pests and Pathogens ResearchTitle: An interdisciplinary approach to combat HLB Author
Submitted to: Citrograph
Publication Type: Trade Journal
Publication Acceptance Date: 4/1/2014
Publication Date: 4/1/2014
Citation: Chin, E., Mishchuk, D.O., Bruce, J., Cilia, M., Coaker, G., Davis, C., Jin, H., Ma, W., Seller, G., Levesque, C., Godfrey, K., Slupsky, C.M. 2014. An interdisciplinary approach to combat HLB. Citrograph. Available: http://www.citrusresearch.org/citrograph-winter-2014. Interpretive Summary: This is an introductory article for an ongoing Citrograph report on the research being done to combat Huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening disease. In subsequent issues, progress on this time-course study will be reported in this trade journal. Readers will be informed of Citrus Research Board-funded efforts to develop early, pre-symptomatic diagnostic methods for HLB as a result of this on-going interdisciplinary research team.
Technical Abstract: An extensive background on the biology of disease development is provided that can be used as a reference by readers. In addition, each participating laboratory briefly describes the diagnostic method they have developed and introduces their research team in their work on Huanglongbing (HLB), citrus greening disease.