Homalodisca vitripennis

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People with a declared interest in Homalodisca vitripennis
Wayne Hunter US Horticultural Research Laboratory
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Transcriptome datasets for Homalodisca vitripennis
Species Description No. sequences Last update
Homalodisca vitripennis GenBank EST division (dbEST) 2003020,030 2455686.55 May 2011

i5K Comments for Homalodisca vitripennis
Leafhoppers are vectors of bacterial and viral plant pathogens. These pathogens reduce grapes and fruit crops. Over 5000 cultivars of Vinifera grapes are grown worldwide, in the USA this is valued at $2.9 billion, making it the highest value fruit crop in the US. At present worldwide wine grape production is over 8,000,000 ha, the extraction of trans-resveratrol and trans-e-viniferin from grapevine has an estimated global economic value >$30 billion. Other fruits impacted include Stone Fruits (US. Value over $1.3 billion, 2007, USDA, ARS). H.vitripennis from field, colonies, or as gDNA are available, Hunter lab, FL. Wayne Hunter

Homalodisca vitripennis
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Taxonomic classification
Class: Insecta
Order: Hemiptera
Family: Cicadellidae
Genus: Homalodisca
NCBI taxid: 485px-US-NLM-NCBI-Logo.png 197043
Collection: Baylor i5k pilot
Nomination: i5K initiative

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