Fruit for Thought

News from Around the Citrus Industry

It’s no secret that the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program provides the citrus industry with the latest news in the fight against Huanglongbing and the Asian citrus psyllid. The work conducted by CPDPP is a collaborative effort that involves local, county, state and federal officials, researchers, scientists and commercial citrus industry members alike.

In this blog, you’ll find the latest news from around the citrus industry, including research being conducted by University of California, DATOC and other program partners, updates from the Citrus Pest & Disease Committee members, profiles local state agricultural officials and more!

DATOC finds regulated tarping practices to be successful in reducing ACP movement


As reported in the DATOC quarterly report and Citrograph Magazine, researchers at DATOC have...
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How to Submit Plant Samples for Testing


Interested in submitting plant samples as part of a proactive, routine testing effort, but not sure...
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San Joaquin Valley Guide for ACP/HLB Management in Organic Citrus


The San Joaquin Valley guide to ACP/HLB management in organic citrus was a grassroots effort by SJV...
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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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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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