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The United States and Latin American nations say they have banded together to fight the spread of an insect that carries a disease fatal to citrus trees. The United States, Mexico, Belize, Costa Rica, the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Nicaragua and Panama Friday launched a coordinated effort to fight the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid, which has ravaged orchards in Florida and now is threatening California's $1.6 billion citrus industry, the Los Angeles Times reported....
NEW YORK, March 4 /PRNewswire/ -- Named for its green, misshapen fruit, Citrus Greening Disease has destroyed millions of acres of citrus plants around the world and now puts the future of America's citrus at risk.
A bug that crossed the Mexican border at Tijuana in July threatens to bring catastrophe to California's $1.2 billion citrus industry, officials said. State agriculture inspectors are intensifying their campaign against the Asian citrus psyllid, after the bug was observed last week in a San Diego neighborhood, the Los Angeles Times reported Monday.
CLEWISTON, Fla., Dec.
Bacterium is closely related to pathogen that causes citrus greening disease, says Allison Hansen, a doctoral student in entomology.
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