Researchers at the Boyce Thompson Institute
in Ithaca, New York
, have discovered in the stomach of Asian citrus psyllids a protein that may be part of the insect’s natural defense against the pathogen responsible for Huanglongbing (citrus greening). Results from this study will help inform future strategies to control citrus greening disease.
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Read more about Using the Disease Carrier to Fight Citrus Greening.