Natural Predator to Fight Asian Citrus Psyllid

Taylor Hillman General, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Researchers in California are using a natural predator to fight the Asian citrus psyllid. Sabrina Hill has more.
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UC Riverside Biological Control Specialist Mark Hoddle was one of the speakers at the recent Fall Citrus Meeting held in Tulare County. He spoke on the topic of biological control of Asian citrus psyllid with a parasite imported from Pakistan.

He and other researchers have been working with the parasites in Southern California.