Virus-based strategies for management of insect pests
Use of small RNA viruses for aphid control
In collaboration with Dr. W. Allen Miller, we are examining the potential use of the aphid virus, Rhopalosiphum padi virus for management of aphid pests.
Boyapalle, S., Pal, N., Miller, W.A., Bonning, B.C. 2007. A glassy-winged shartpshooter cell line supports replication of Rhopalosiphum padi virus (Dicistroviridae). J. Invertebr. Pathol. 94(2): 130-139.
Pal, N., Boyapalle, S., Beckett, R., Miller, W.A. and Bonning, B.C. 2007. A baculovirus-expressed dicistrovirus that is infectious to aphids. J Virol. 81(17):9339-45.
Boyapalle, S., Beckett, R.J., Pal, N., Bonning, B.C. and Miller, W.A. 2008. Infectious genomic RNA of Rhopalosiphum padi virus transcribed in vitro from a full-length cDNA clone. Virology 375(2): 401-411.
Researchers: Jimena Carrillo-Tripp, Nikki Krueger
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