Protecting California’s Citrus Against Asian Citrus Psyllid

Protecting California’s Citrus Against Asian Citrus Psyllid

January 13, 2016

Following the discovery of Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP)- which spreads the devastating Huanglongbing disease (HLB)- in a residential citrus tree in Fresno County, citrus growers are being urged to remain vigilant against the threat of ACP. We met with Kevin Severns, general manager of the Orange Cove-Sanger Citrus Association to learn more. For more information go to CaliforniaCitrusThreat.org or contact your local ag commissioner’s office. Story and video by Patrick Cavanaugh and Charmayne Hefley.