Three Anaheim Trees Test HLB Positive

Taylor Hillman Fruits & Vegetables, Pest Update

Three residential trees have tested HLB positive in an Anaheim residential area. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) found the trees while surveying the area after two psyllids tested positive for the bacteria that causes the disease in April. CDFA removed two of the trees immediately. The third tree has been treated and scheduled for removal. A new quarantine …

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$21.8 Million to Combat Citrus Disease

Dan General 103 Comments

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) announced $21.8 million in available funding to combat and manage citrus greening disease, also known as Huanglongbing (HLB)Huanglongbing (HLB), which has reached epidemic proportions in the United States. The funding is made possible through NIFA’s Specialty Crop Research Initiative (SCRI) Citrus Disease Research and Extension Program (CDRE), …

IndexBox Marketing: Orange Market In Crisis

Aria Wilcox Citrus, Consumer News, Industry News Release 0 Comments

According to a report by IndexBox Marketing, the orange market is in crisis.  One of the main reasons is the “citrus greening” disease, widespread in the key centers of orange cultivation. Which is why a reduction of the global orange market volume is expected once again in 2016. Orange yield reduction affects consumption worldwide. In this case, a distinction should …