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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Identification and Characterization of Hlb-Induced Small Rnas and Mrnas-Towards the Understanding of Natural Defense Mechanisms Against Hlb

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-21000-014-15
Project Type: Trust

Start Date: Oct 01, 2012
End Date: Sep 30, 2014

Objective:
To identify important regulatory components in host defense signaling pathways, which will be used to develop effective means for huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) control.

Approach:
Complete greenhouse inoculation of citrus with huanglongbing (HLB) and citrus tristeza virus. Assess plant response and analyze changes in host plant small RNAs and mRNAs.

Last Modified: 10/25/2014
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