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What does BIRU stand for?

BIRU stands for Beneficial Insects Research Unit (United States Department of Agriculture)

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Intensive collaborative research by university, industry, and government scientists, including teams from three ARS laboratories--the Yakima Agricultural Research Laboratory (YARL) in Wapato, Washington; the Vegetable and Forage Crops Research Laboratory (VFCRL) in Prosser, Washington; and the Beneficial Insects Research Unit (BIRU) in Weslaco, Texas--narrowed the list of likely suspects to a fastidious (nonculturable) bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter solanacearum, and the potato psyllid, Bactericera cockerelli, as its insect accomplice or "vector.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] "Whole riparian forests have been displaced by Arundo, and you rarely see birds or any wildlife in these dense patches of the weed," says John Goolsby, an entomologist at the Agricultural Research Service's Beneficial Insects Research Unit (BIRU) in Weslaco, Texas.