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Millet

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HLB In California Backyards
« on: December 15, 2017, 11:31:10 AM »
Citrus Greening (HLB) has been spotted in about 250 backyard trees in Southern California, but so far California’s commercial orchards have been spared. Researchers are hard at work to keep it that way.   

http://www.davisenterprise.com/local-news/ucd/fresh-citrus-is-at-risk-from-devastating-disease/
« Last Edit: December 15, 2017, 11:34:28 AM by Millet »

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Re: HLB In California Backyards
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2017, 05:03:56 PM »
Not a good sign with 250 backyard trees infected. There must be thousands or more as the
disease takes years to show symptoms. The commercial growers must be worried.

I have bit the bullet so far here in Texas. I had psyllids 5 years ago one spring, the winter killed them, and no greening so far. Had them last
year as well, spraying got rid of them.

 

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