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

Left to Right (photo credit Anon): Ruth Henderson (CRB), Raju Pandey (CRB), Mike Pitcairn (CDFA), Greg Simmons (USDA-APHIS), David Morgan (CDFA), Brian Leahy (Director, DPR), Jim Gorden (Chairman CRB), and Mark Hoddle (UCR). Mark Hoddle, Director, Center for Invasive Species Research, University of California Riverside 2017 IPM Achievement Awards for advancing reduced-risk pest management practices...
By Mark Hoddle | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Mark Hoddle, News, Tamarixia radiata

The Palm Weevil, Rhynchophorus vulneratus, Successfully Eradicated from California

Fig. 1. Rhynchophorus vulneratus , the palm weevil discovered in Laguna Beach, California in October 2012. Fig. 2. Red palm weevil, Rhynchophorus ferrugineus , adult, larva (white grub), and pupa extracted from a Canary Islands date palm in France. Fig. 3. Dead Canary Islands date palm killed by R. vulneratus in Laguna Beach. Fig. 4....
By Mark Hoddle | | Mark Hoddle, Red Palm Weevil

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

The Problem Figure 1. An adult male (left) and female (right) Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis on a citrus leaf. Photo Mike Lewis, Center for Invasive Species Research, UC Riverside. 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...
By Mark Hoddle | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Mark Hoddle, News, UC Riverside

Tracking Down Asian Citrus Psyllid in Pakistan

The Hunt for Natural Enemies has Begun Mark S. Hoddle, University of California, Riverside 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...
By CISR Team | | Asian Citrus Psyllid, Invasive Species, Mark Hoddle
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