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 2,100 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.

Recent News

CDFA Seeking New Grower Representative for the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Committee



The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is seeking a grower representative with...
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Statewide

Rise in ACP Finds – A Reminder to Stay Alert



To My Fellow Citrus Industry Members, In the past few months, we have seen sporadic Asian citrus...
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Statewide

First CLas-positive Asian citrus psyllid found in San Diego County



An Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) sample – confirmed positive for Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus...
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Southern California

Your Local Grower Liaison: On the Frontline in the Fight Against HLB



The battle to save California citrus from the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing (HLB) is a...
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Blog

ACP and HLB Management Survey – Input Requested



Researchers from Sacramento State and the University of California, Riverside are requesting the...
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Statewide

UC Researchers at Work Finding Solutions for Huanglongbing



In 2012, the bacterium associated with Huanglongbing (HLB), the deadly citrus tree disease, was...
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Research

Accepting Proposals for Riverside County Grower Liaison



The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) is currently accepting proposals for its...
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Inland Empire/Desert

A Message from the ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force: Now is the Time to Act Against Increased ACP



On behalf of the ACP/HLB San Joaquin Valley Task Force To all Citrus Growers in the San Joaquin...
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San Joaquin Valley