Tag Archives: Asian Citrus Psyllid

USDA Announces New Farm Bill Funds Available for Research to Fight Huanglongbing (HLB) / Citrus Greening

$31.5 Million Being Allocated to Test Various Ways to Combat Disease Threatening U.S. Citrus Industry WASHINGTON, June 12, 2014 – United States Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack has announced the availability of $25 million in funding for research and Cooperative Extension … Continue reading

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News Release: Asian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Expansion in Tulare and Kern Counties

SACRAMENTO, September 24, 2013 – An additional portion of Tulare County and a portion of Kern County have been placed under quarantine for the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detections of psyllids in Dinuba, Tulare County, and Wasco, Kern … Continue reading

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Wasp holds promise for control of Asian citrus psyllid – From the Riverside Press-Enterprise

http://www.pe.com/local-news/riverside-county/riverside/riverside-headlines-index/20120925-region-psyllid-killing-wasp-taking-hold.ece  BY MARK MUCKENFUSS mmuckenfuss@pe.com A tiny insect from Pakistan is finding a foothold in the Inland Empire — good news for anyone with an orange tree in their yard or a citrus grove to maintain. Tamarixia radiata is a … Continue reading

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HLB-Infected Citrus Tree Removed from Hacienda Heights Yard

Following the recent detection of the citrus disease huanglongbing (HLB) in a citrus tree in at a private residence in the Hacienda Heights area, agricultural officials have removed the tree and are transporting it to a California Department of Food … Continue reading

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News Release – Citrus disease huanglongbing detected in Los Angeles County

http://www.cdfa.ca.gov/egov/Press_Releases/Press_Release.asp?PRnum=12-012 The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) today confirmed the state’s first detection of the citrus disease known as huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening. The disease was detected in an … Continue reading

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Celebrating Excellence: Citrus Research Board honors CDFA’s Tina Galindo

In my time at CDFA, and in the years before that when I worked cooperatively with the agency as a member of the agricultural industry, I’ve come across many accomplished, truly outstanding public servants.  So many people quietly dedicate their … Continue reading

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