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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

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
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