In vitro culture of buffalo fly and infections with Wolbachia

The In vitro culture of buffalo fly and infections with Wolbachia project developed an in vitro buffalo fly colony and cell line to assist in investigating new control options to combat buffalo fly infestations in cattle using Wolbachia.

To learn more about this project, please read the final report summary and download the final report (B.NBP.0488) (PDF, 2.0 MB) from Meat & Livestock Australia.

When: 1 March 2010 to 30 May 2013

Contact: Peter James

Collaborator: Queensland Alliance for Agriculture & Food Innovation