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 2,200 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.

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