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Ground-Breaking Discovery Made in Preventing Devastating Citrus Disease

UC Davis chemical ecolologist Walter Leal. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In a ground-breaking discovery encompassing six years of research, an international team of scientists led by UC Davis chemical ecologist Walter Leal announced they've identified the sex pheromone of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), an insect that feeds...

Posted on Wednesday, December 13, 2017 at 1:20 PM

Ground-Breaking Research: Sex Pheromone of Asian Citrus Psyllid Discovered

This is the Asian citrus psyllid, a mottled brown insect about 3 to 4 millimeters long, or about the size of an aphid. Widespread throughout Southern California, it is now found in 26 of the state's 58 counties. (CDFA Photo)

The Asian citrus psyllid, the most devastating threat to the worldwide citrus industry, may have met its match. In a ground-breaking discovery encompassing six years of research, an international team of scientists led by UC Davis chemical ecologist...

Caring for Citrus in Fall

Infestation of brown rot on lemon. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Citrus trees need care throughout the year, including cultural practices to keep trees healthy and pest management. During the fall season, several pests can attack citrus trees in many California regions.  Brown Rot Monitor for this disease by...

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:28 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (27), brown rot (1), care (1), disease. (1), huanglongbing (18), leaf miner (1), pest management (1), slugs (2), snails (2), UC IPM (10)

Recent Detection of Huanglongbing Disease in Riverside

Fig 1. Adults, nymphs, and wax of Asian  citrus psyllids. (M.E. Rogers)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] The incurable citrus disease huanglongbing (HLB) has been detected in dozens of backyard trees in Los Angeles and Orange counties and most recently in Riverside. The...

Posted on Friday, July 28, 2017 at 1:20 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (27), bacterium (1), CDFA (5), disease (2), fruit (1), Grafton-Cardwell (5), huanglongbing (18), quarantine (8), UC IPM (10)

Invasive Spotlight: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing

Nymphs and white waxy tubules of Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, infesting citrus and being tended by ants. [M.E. Rogers]

If you subscribe to our Pests in the Landscape blog, you'll notice that we frequently post updates about Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and huanglongbing (HLB). Educate yourself about ACP and HLB so you can help prevent its spread. Here are a few things you...

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 5:05 PM

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