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United States Department of Agriculture

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Research Project: A Team Approach to Culturing Liberibacter Asiaticus

Location: Subtropical Plant Pathology Research

Project Number: 6034-22000-039-45
Project Type: Reimbursable

Start Date: Jul 01, 2013
End Date: Apr 15, 2015

Objective:
Purify bacteria from plant tissue and use as inoculum for devising sustainable in vitro cultures of the Ca. Liberibacter asiaticus bacterium.

Approach:
Bacteria will be purified from insects and citrus and cultured in media designed to mimic plant sap or insect haemolymph.

Last Modified: 12/20/2014
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