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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

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
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