Asian citrus psyllid - Diaphorina citri Kuwayama - asian citrus psyllid hosts florida

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asian citrus psyllid hosts florida


Until recently, the Asian citrus psyllid did not occur in North America or Hawaii, but In June 1998, the insect was detected on the east coast of Florida, from and was apparently limited to dooryard host plantings at the time of its discovery.

The Asian citrus psyllid (AsCP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, was first detected in to St. Lucie counties and is apparently limited to dooryard host plantings.

Abstract The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, is the most economically important and difficult to manage citrus pest in Florida.

Asian citrus psyllid and HLB were first found in Florida in 1998 and 2005, Adult psyllids are known to move frequently between host plants in search of new.