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Millet

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Citrus Greening Spreads To Alabama, US
« on: June 22, 2017, 09:30:35 PM »
A highly contagious bacterial disease that seriously threatens the U.S. citrus industry has been found for the first time in Alabama.

http://www.freshplaza.com/article/177607/Citrus-greening-spreads-to-Alabama,-US
« Last Edit: June 22, 2017, 09:32:39 PM by Millet »

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Re: Citrus Greening Spreads To Alabama, US
« Reply #1 on: June 22, 2017, 11:01:48 PM »
Well that is not good news.  I was hoping our colder winters would prevent the spread of it here.  I haven't noticed any acp in my area but will have to be even more proactive in inspecting.

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Re: Citrus Greening Spreads To Alabama, US
« Reply #2 on: June 23, 2017, 08:27:54 PM »
I learned at one of the SE citrus expos or on this forum that the psillids are not killed by freezing weather, and that there is greening in coastal SC and GA with quarantined counties. I'm wondering if the psillids will be able to use other members of the rue family to spread throughout the continent. The "toothache tree" ranges natively from FL to Canada.

 

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