Asian citrus psyllids feed on young citrus leaves

The Asian citrus psyllid likes to feed on young citrus leaves. That is how the citrus greening disease can be transmitted to the citrus tree.

Second ACP discovery in San Luis Obispo County, Calif.

Asian citrus psyllid can easily be transported in nursery stock Pest is well-established in southern California Commercial citrus is a $13 million industry in San Luis Obispo County    

Another adult Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) was discovered in a residential neighborhood in San Luis Obispo County, Calif.

This time the pest was discovered in the namesake city. The county’s first ACP find was last March in Arroyo Grande, a city in the southern end of the county.

As with other residential discoveries where early discoveries of the pest are made, the California Department of Food and Agriculture began a stepped-up survey for the pest in the surrounding area a

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