What’s bugging the citrus?

What’s bugging the citrus?

Bug hunters canvass L.A. to stop spread of disease
California Department of Food and Agriculture agricultural technicians Hector Verduzco, right, and Rafael Rodriguez inspect a small kumquat tree, near where the first infestation of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) was found in the front yard of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Hacienda Heights.
A vacuum tube is used to recover insect samples from a citrus tree infested with the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) from the backyard of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Hacienda Heights. This yard had several heavily infested citrus trees, and is just two homes away from the first infested tree found.
The citrus disease has gradually moved across the U.S. from Florida. This orange in Texas is showing signs of citrus greening disease. Now the disease has been discovered in Los Angeles County.

What’s bugging the citrus?

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California Department of Food and Agriculture agricultural technicians Hector Verduzco, right, and Rafael Rodriguez inspect a small kumquat tree, near where the first infestation of the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) was found in the front yard of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Hacienda Heights.
A vacuum tube is used to recover insect samples from a citrus tree infested with the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri) from the backyard of a home in the Los Angeles suburb of Hacienda Heights. This yard had several heavily infested citrus trees, and is just two homes away from the first infested tree found.
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The citrus disease has gradually moved across the U.S. from Florida. This orange in Texas is showing signs of citrus greening disease. Now the disease has been discovered in Los Angeles County.
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