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Hunting for Natural Enemies of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Pakistan

Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) was found in California in late 2008 in San Diego and Imperial Counties. This invasive pest sucks sap from citrus and is a major concern for California because when feeds ACP inject into trees bacteria that cause a lethal disease of citrus known as huanglongbing (HLB). This plant disease is incurable...
By CISR Team |

First Release of Tamarixia radiata in California for the Biological Control of Asian Citrus Psyllid

At 11:00 am on the 20 December 2011, approximately 30-40 people assembled at the UC Riverside Biological Control Grove to participate in the first release in California of the Asian citrus psyllid natural enemy, Tamarixiaradiata. Representatives from the University of California, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Citrus Research Board, and Citrus Pest and Disease...
By Mark Hoddle |

Tamarixia radiata release video

Christina Hoddle explains the release of Tamarixia radiata at UC Riverside. Video recorded on December 20, 2011 at University California Riverside. For more information about Tamarixia radiata and Asian Citrus Psyllid, visit the CISR website: http://cisr.ucr.edu/asian_citrus_psyllid.html
By CISR Team |

Has the Asian Citrus Psyllid Parasitoid, Tamarixia radiata, Established in California?

The Problem: Tamarixia radiata, a tiny parasitic wasp has been imported into California from the Punjab of Pakistan to attack nymphs of Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), a serious citrus pest that has established wide spread populations in the counties of Los Angeles, San Bernardino, and Riverside (significantly smaller populations are known in Imperial and San...
By Mark Hoddle |

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

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
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