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Sheng Li, Feng Wu, Yongping Duan, Ariel Singerman, and Zhengfei Guan

recent years, however, the U.S. citrus industry has suffered major production losses due to citrus huanglongbing (HLB), or greening disease. The disease is caused by the bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus ( C Las), and it is transmitted by an

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Joseph Krystel, Huawei Liu, John Hartung, and Ed Stover

Citrus greening (HLB) has emerged as the most significant disease in citrus ( Citrus sp.) agriculture ( Bové, 2006 ). The disease is associated with the phloem-limited fastidious gram-negative α-proteobacteria, Candidatus Liberibacter species

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Edward A. Evans, Fredy H. Ballen, and Jonathan H. Crane

, because of phytosanitary issues in Mexico, such as sweet orange scab ( Elsinoë australis ) and citrus greening ( FreshFruitPortal.com, 2011 ). Further stoking the interest of prospective U.S. producers are results of a demonstration plot of tahiti limes at

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Ariel Singerman, Stephen H. Futch, and Brandon Page

diseases and can enhance their horticultural attributes, such as size, yield, and fruit quality ( Bowman et al., 2016 ; Wutscher and Bowman, 1999 ; Wutscher and Hill, 1995 ). Since the outbreak of citrus greening or Huanglongbing (HLB), research of

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Jawwad A. Qureshi, Barry C. Kostyk, and Philip A. Stansly

or citrus greening disease ( Halbert and Manjunath, 2004 ). Nymphs are considered more efficient at acquisition and adults at the transmission and spread of these pathogens. Feeding damage by the larvae of P. citrella exacerbates the spread of

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Clint Hoffmann, Brad Fritz, Dan Martin, Ryan Atwood, Tim Hurner, Mark Ledebuhr, Matt Tandy, John L. Jackson, and Gail Wisler

The asian citrus psyllid is a detrimental pest to citrus crops when it serves as a vector of the pathogen that causes greening [huanglongbing (HLB)]. Transmission of this disease causes mottling, chlorosis, dieback, and reductions in fruit size and

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Chunxian Chen, Qifa Zheng, Xu Xiang, Jaya R. Soneji, Shu Huang, Young A Choi, Madhugiri Nageswara Rao, and Fred G. Gmitter Jr.

development of eight new pGreen-derived GFP vectors and preliminary studies to evaluate one of the vectors using citrus Agrobacterium -mediated transformation. Materials and Methods pGreen vectors and green fluorescent protein cassettes. Three

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Brian K. Hogendorp and Raymond A. Cloyd

(Expts. 2 through 4). Expt. 1: Effects of potassium bicarbonate (MilStop ® ) on the citrus mealybug. Sixty plants of green coleus, Solenostemon scutellarioides (L.) Codd., were started from cuttings taken from stock plants and transplanted into 15.2-cm

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Craig Brodersen, Cody Narciso, Mary Reed, and Ed Etxeberria

Citrus HLB (synonym citrus greening) is a highly destructive, fast-spreading disease of citrus. Its presumed pathological agent, Candidatus Liberibacter spp., is a fastidious Gram-negative, obligate parasite, phloem-limited α

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Lina Fu, Lijun Chai, Dekuan Ding, Zhiyong Pan, and Shu’ang Peng

mandarin grafted on ( A ) ‘Zhique’ citrus rootstock and ( B, C ) trifoliate orange rootstock, respectively. Leaf chlorophyll concentration and chloroplast ultrastructure. Leaf chlorophyll concentration of green leaves of ‘Miyagawa Wase’/trifoliate orange