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Detection and Isolate Differentiation of Citrus tristeza virus in Infected Field Trees Based on Reverse Transcription-Polymerase Chain Reaction.
Reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction (RT-PCR) was compared with enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) and direct tissue blot immunoassay (DTBIA) for detection of non-decline-inducingExpand
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Overview of worldwide diversity of Diaphorina citri Kuwayama mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase 1 haplotypes: two Old World lineages and a New World invasion
Abstract Relationships among worldwide collections of Diaphorina citri (Asian citrus psyllid) were analyzed using mitochondrial cytochrome oxidase I (mtCOI) haplotypes from novel primers. SequencesExpand
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Multitrophic interactions of the silverleaf whitefly, host plants, competing herbivores, and phytopathogens.
Our laboratory found that silverleaf whitefly (SLW; Bemisia argentifolii Bellows & Perring) feeding alters host plant physiology and chemistry. The SLW induces a number of host plant defenses,Expand
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Phenotypic variation in transgenic tobacco expressing mutated geminivirus movement/pathogenicity (BC1) proteins.
Tobacco plants were transformed with the movement protein (pathogenicity) gene (BC1) from tomato mottle geminivirus (TMoV), using Agrobacterium-mediated transformation. Different transgenic tobaccoExpand
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High diversity and differential persistence of fecal Bacteroidales population spiked into freshwater microcosm.
Bacteroidales markers are promising indicators of fecal pollution and are now widely used in microbial source tracking (MST) studies. However, a thorough understanding of the persistence ofExpand
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Piscine macrophage aggregate parameters as health monitors: effect of age, sex, relative weight, season and site quality in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)
The utility of macrophage aggregate (MA) parameters as indicators of fish health and/or environmental stress was tested in largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides) collected from Par Pond, a coolingExpand
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Diversity and Plasticity of the Intracellular Plant Pathogen and Insect Symbiont “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” as Revealed by Hypervariable Prophage Genes with Intragenic Tandem Repeats †
ABSTRACT “Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus” is a psyllid-transmitted, phloem-limited alphaproteobacterium and the most prevalent species of “Ca. Liberibacter” associated with a devastating worldwideExpand
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Effects of the fungus Isaria fumosorosea (Hypocreales: Cordycipitaceae) on reduced feeding and mortality of the Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Psyllidae)
Abstract The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Psyllidae), is an important citrus pest primarily because it transmits bacteria putatively responsible for huanglongbing, aExpand
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Differential transcriptional activity of plant-pathogenic begomoviruses in their whitefly vector (Bemisia tabaci, Gennadius: Hemiptera Aleyrodidae).
Plant-pathogenic begomoviruses have a complex association with their whitefly vector and aspects concerning virus genetic activity (genome replication and gene transcription) within the insect remainExpand
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Genome sequence and molecular characterization of Homalodisca coagulata virus-1, a novel virus discovered in the glassy-winged sharpshooter (Hemiptera: Cicadellidae).
The complete nucleotide sequence of a novel single-stranded RNA virus infecting the glassy-winged sharpshooter, Homalodisca coagulata, has been determined. In silico analysis of H. coagulata virus-1Expand
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