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Asian Citrus Psyllid Biocontrol Taskforce Awarded the 2017 California Department of Pesticide Regulation IPM Achievement Award

Mark Hoddle, Director, Center for Invasive Species Research, University of California Riverside 2017 IPM Achievement Awards for advancing reduced-risk pest management practices through innovation, leadership, and education and outreach. On 13 February 2018 at the California Environmental Protection Agency Headquarters in Sacramento, the Asian Citrus Psyllid Biocontrol Taskforce was awarded the Integrated Pest Management (IPM)...
By Mark Hoddle | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Mark Hoddle, News, Tamarixia radiata

Psyllaphycus diaphorinae: Another Natural Enemy from Pakistan for ACP Biocontrol?

Written by: Allison Bistline-East Email: a.bistline-east1@nuigalway.ie More Research: UCR Biocontrol Website The Problem. In 2008, the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri (Hemiptera: Liviidae), was first detected in California. Since its establishment in California, commercial citrus growers and homeowners alike have become familiar with this notorious pest and the threat it represents as a vector...
By Allison Bistline-East | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Psyllids

First Official Release of Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis in California for the Biological Control of Asian Citrus Psyllid

The Problem Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) is a serious threat to California’s citrus because it spreads a bacterium that causes a lethal disease of citrus, huanglongbing, which was first detected in Hacienda Heights, Los Angeles County in March 2012. One way to reduce the rate of spread of HLB is to reduce the populations of...
By Mark Hoddle | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Mark Hoddle, News, UC Riverside

Tamarixia radiata and Natural Enemy Impacts on the Invasive Asian Citrus Psyllid in southern California

Written by: Erica J. Kistner (Postdoctoral Scholar, UC Riverside) Photos by: Mike Lewis, Mark Hoddle and Nayham Melhem The Problem: Since its accidental introduction in 2008, the invasive Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) is now widespread throughout southern CA including San Diego, Imperial, Riverside, Los Angeles, Orange, and San Bernardino counties. ACP may present the greatest...
By Erica Kistner | | Argentine Ants, Asian Citrus Psyllid, Tamarixia radiata, UC Riverside

Tracking Down Asian Citrus Psyllid in Pakistan

The Hunt for Natural Enemies has Begun Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphornia citri, is considered to be one of the world’s most serious threats to economic citrus production because it vectors a bacteria, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, that causes Huanglongbing (HLB) (also known as citrus greening), a disease that is lethal to most varieties of citrus...
By CISR Team | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Invasive Species, Mark Hoddle
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