The California citrus industry is facing its biggest threat yet – the Asian citrus psyllid and the disease it can carry, Huanglongbing, also known as HLB or citrus greening disease.
HLB has been found in more than 1,900 trees to date in California. But by staying informed, working together, and following recommended treatments and regulations for the Asian citrus psyllid,
We Can Protect California’s Citrus.
Citrus Insider is managed by the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program, an initiative funded by California citrus growers and administered by the California Department of Food and Agriculture.
CLas-positive Asian citrus psyllid found in Riverside commercial grove
An Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) sample – confirmed positive for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus...
Amendment to Recent Bulk Citrus Movement Regulatory Change
Effective July 31, 2020, bulk citrus fruit may be shipped directly to a packinghouse or processor...
With New Research on the Horizon, Continued Best Practices Encouraged for Growers
As the threat of Huanglongbing (HLB) and the Asian citrus psyllid continue to put pressure on the...
Best Practices Video for Field Crew During Harvest Season
To provide industry members, including field crews, with best practices to prevent the spread of...
Updated Regulations on Bulk Citrus Movement into the HLB Quarantine Area
Effective April 13, 2020, the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) will revoke...
Huanglongbing Detection Triggers Citrus Quarantine Expansion in San Bernardino County
A citrus quarantine expansion has been declared following the detection of the citrus disease...
Two New Members Appointed to Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee
The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee (CPDPC) announces the addition of two new...
CDFA Announces Vacancy on Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee
The California Department of Food and Agriculture is announcing one vacancy on the Citrus Pest and...