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HLB Detections Soar In California
« on: January 24, 2019, 03:25:18 PM »
HLB was detected in 269 trees in 2017 and 699 trees in 2018, with a majority of these occurring in Los Angeles and Orange counties. Thatís where the disease was first discovered in California, in 2012 in Hacienda Heights.
The disease has not yet been detected in a California commercial grove, though most industry experts believe itís just a matter of time.


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Re: HLB Detections Soar In California
« Reply #1 on: January 24, 2019, 06:13:48 PM »
I feel sorry for those in citrus business.   i just hope we can find cure soon. 

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Re: HLB Detections Soar In California
« Reply #2 on: January 26, 2019, 03:09:22 PM »
 A total of 1,010 trees in California have been found to be infected with HLB since 2012.

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Re: HLB Detections Soar In California
« Reply #3 on: January 26, 2019, 05:20:00 PM »
Too bad, just as the citrus industry finally starts growing decent tasting fruit like 88-2.

Too little, too late I suppose.

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Re: HLB Detections Soar In California
« Reply #4 on: February 03, 2019, 07:05:56 PM »
Temperatures over 100 fahrenheit kill hlb in citrus

https://citrusrdf.org/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/ARS_Duan_Thermo-field-day-2014.pdf

Tip use fan and deep cycle battery to even temps.One report said 130 for half hour once a year{fan]

 

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