Accurate Huanglongbing (HLB) Diagnosis

Award Information
Agency:
Department of Agriculture
Amount:
$460,000.00
Program:
SBIR
Contract:
2011-02289
Solitcitation Year:
2011
Solicitation Number:
USDA-NIFA-SBIR-00339
Branch:
N/A
Award Year:
2011
Phase:
Phase II
Agency Tracking Number:
2011-02289
Solicitation Topic Code:
8.13
Small Business Information
ISCA TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
1230 Spring St., Riverside, CA, 92507-1309
Hubzone Owned:
N
Woman Owned:
N
Socially and Economically Disadvantaged:
N
Duns:
960774941
Principal Investigator
 Youngwoo Rheem
 Senior Researcher
 (951) 686-5008
 youngwoo.rheem@iscatech.com
Business Contact
 Annlok Yap
Title: Business Director
Phone: (951) 686-5008
Email: annlok.yap@iscatech.com
Research Institution
N/A
Abstract
Citrus canker, caused by Xanthomonas axonopodis pv. citri, a bacteria associated with citrus leafminer (CLM), Phyllocnistis citrella Stainton (Lepidoptera: Gracillariidae) damage, and Huanglongbing (HLB) . Successful completion of this project will provide citrus growers with a valuable tool for managing these two terrifying diseases, and enhance the diagnosis of diseased trees, even in the beginning stages of infection. If successful, there is a high potential that this pathogen sensory system could be used throughout the agricultural industry and beyond, including public health and those orchards that cannot or do not use conventional pesticides.

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