Biological Control of the Asian Citrus Psyllid

Dan Citrus, Huanglongbing (HLB)/Citrus Greening

Managing the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) is critical because of its role in spreading huanglongbing (HLB). Biological control is one method for ACP control. It is essential for developing integrated and sustainable pest management strategies. Biological control has always been a vital component of citrus pest management in Florida; understanding its contribution to the mortality of ACP is crucial. Despite …

APHIS Seeks Comments on Proposed Rule

Dan Industry News Release

Proposed Rule Revises Requirements for Importation and Interstate Movement of Plant Pests, Biocontrol Agents, and Soil APHIS proposes to revise the regulations in 7 CFR part 330 that govern the movement into and within the United States of plant pests, biological control agents, and soil, and is soliciting public comments until March 20, 2016. Specifically, this action will align plant …