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  • Pest Alert: Asian Citrus Psyllid Control in Texas

    It’s a tiny insect, but its potential for damage is so great that citrus in entire counties and states are quarantined. The pest is Asian citrus psyllid, or ACP, and, aside from the damage ACP can do to new growth, such as burned tips and twisted leaves, it can carry Huanglongbing (HLB) disease. According to the USDA, HLB, also known as yellow shoot or citrus greening disease, is one of the most serious citrus plant diseases…

Agronomic image of citrus groves at harvest