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Parasitic Wasps Released in Asian Citrus Psyllid Project in Santa Clara County

Dan Citrus, Industry News Release 44 Comments

by CDFA Office of Public Affairs CDFA has initiated the release of tiny parasitic stingless wasps in Santa Clara County as part of the Asian citrus psyllid project there. The wasps, called tamarixia radiata, control psyllid populations by parasitizing their egg masses. Once a population of wasps is released, successive generations are capable of flying up-to eight miles in search …

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Asian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine in Placer County

Dan Citrus, Industry News Release 2 Comments

A portion of Placer County is now under quarantine for Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) following the detection of multiple life stages on citrus trees within the City of Lincoln. The quarantine zone in Placer County measures 118 square miles, bordered on the north by Riosa Road; on the south by the Roseville City Limit; on the west by Brewer Road; …