Citrus Psyllid Research Latest

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Entomologist Lukasz Stelinski, UF/CREC Researchers are learning a lot about citrus psyllids these days. In these reports, Entomologist Lukasz Stelinski at UF’s Citrus Research and Education Center at Lake Alfred discusses what is being learned in several areas of psyllid research, including among others the speed and movement of psyllids, effectiveness of different droplet sizes when applying control products, guava’s possible repellant traits and its possible toxic impact on psyllid populations, and more. Stelinski was one of the presenters at the recently re-scheduled Citrus Expo Seminars at Lake Alfred.