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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Research Project: Interdisciplinary Approaches to Advance Citrus Disease Research & Product Dvlpmt to Ensure the Sustainability of the Natl Citrus Industry Project Number: 0206-22000-001-36
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2011

Objective:
Keep greening-infected citrus production regions of the United States productive, slow or prevent the spread of greening, and maintain healthy citrus groves free of the disease.

Approach:
Develop citrus trees that are resistant or tolerant to greening, suppress or eliminate populations of the Asian citrus psyllid vector and/or interfere with their ability to transmit greening, and develop methods that can be used as curatives for the disease.

Last Modified: 11/1/2014
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