Lygus research focuses on traits of this unwanted pest

Issue Date: August 2, 2017
By Bob Johnson

The next generation of plant breeders may be able to develop lygus-resistant varieties using technology that can detect when a lygus bug is piercing the plant, when it is injecting its toxin, when it is sucking out the softened material, and how the host is responding to each of these stages of the attack.

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