Part 1: Characteristics of Tamarixia on ACP

Taylor Hillman Citrus, Environment, Specialty Crops, Tree, nut & vine crops

Courtesy: UCANR

Courtesy: UCANR

Continuing our coverage of the possibility of Tamarixia as a biological control for the Asian citrus psyllid, Taylor Hillman begins a series updating ongoing research on.

How Tamarixia work

The California Department of Food and Agriculture is continuing its work on integrating Tamarixia into an integrated pest management system for Asian citrus psyllids. Environmental Program Manager David Morgan says the characteristics of the tiny bug show great potential for ACP management.