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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

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Research Project: Investigating Mechanisms of Pathogenesis and Natural Defense Responses of Citrus Greening (Hlb) by Characterizing Host Small Rnas and Mrnas

Location: Subtropical Insects and Horticulture Research

Project Number: 6034-21000-014-17
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Oct 01, 2012
End Date: Jun 30, 2015

Objective:
To identify the mechanisms of pathogenesis and natural defense in citrus to citrus greening disease or huanglongbing.

Approach:
Complete greenhouse inoculation of citrus with huanglongbing (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus). Assess plant response and analyze changes in host plant small RNAs and mRNAs.

Last Modified: 10/20/2014
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