Asian Citrus Psyllid

Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) is an Asian psyllid that is a vector of huanglongbing (HLB), a serious disease of Citrus sp. plants. It is a species with international quarantine status. It was first found in Florida in 1998. It has spread into several southern states and was found in California in 2008.

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    Asian Citrus Psyllid Pest Profile

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  • Research News: Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing disease threaten California citrus

    Source: California Agriculture Online

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