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Asian citrus psyllid (ACP)

by CDFA Office of Public Affairs
parasitic wasp
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 of Asian citrus psyllids. Watch the video and learn more. →

tarping mandatory
All citrus loads being transported in California will now have to be fully covered by tarps. The state passed an emergency law that makes tarping mandatory in an attempt to reduce the accidental spread of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP). Continue reading

Asian citrus psyllidA 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; and on the east by Fowler Road. The quarantine map for Placer County is available online at: https://www.cdfa.ca.gov/plant/acp/regulation.html#maps. Please check this link for future quarantine expansions in this county, should they occur. Quarantines in new counties will be announced separately. Continue reading

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