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Citrus Disease HLB Detection and Quarantine in Orange County

Dan Citrus, Industry News Release

The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) have confirmed the detections of the citrus disease known as huanglongbing (HLB) or citrus greening in Orange County. The disease was detected in plant material taken from a lemon tree in a residential neighborhood in La Habra and from three trees (2 lemons, 1 grapefruit) …

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How CDFA Samples for Fruit Fly

Dan Industry News Release, Industry Videos-Promoting Agriculture 0 Comments

CDFA announced a quarantine for a Mediterranean fruit fly (Medfly) infestation in Panorama City, Los Angeles County. The Medfly detections there have resulted in a series of responses from the agency’s Division of Plant Health and Pest Prevention Services, including a practice known as fruit sampling – fruit taken from properties and checked for Medfly larvae. This short video captures CDFA’s …


Mediterranean Fruit Fly Quarantine Near Panorama City

Dan Industry News Release 303 Comments

A portion of Los Angeles County has a Mediterranean fruit fly quarantine following the detection of nine flies and three larvae in the Panorama City-area.  The United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the Los Angeles County Agricultural Commissioner, and the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) are working collaboratively to address the issue.