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Yorgos

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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #25 on: July 03, 2019, 02:43:01 PM »
Its a leaf hopper. Not sure what a sponosid is.  They are an insect with piercing mouth parts for sucking plant juices.   
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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #26 on: July 03, 2019, 02:59:59 PM »
Thank you Yorgos.  Do you know any organic pesticide I can use to get rid of them?

I found this in Amazon.  Had anyone tried it before?

https://www.amazon.com/BioAdvanced/b/ref=bl_dp_s_mw_17829348011?ie=UTF8&node=17829348011&field-lbr_brands_browse-bin=BioAdvanced
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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #27 on: July 03, 2019, 06:10:18 PM »
If a citrus tree is in a Citrus Greening area such as Florida with active ACP, the chance of the tree getting citrus greening is about 100 percent.  You can spray all you wish but it is still about 100 percent.  All it takes is just one infected psyllid bite.  HLB presently has not cure.  The only treatment to insure that a citrus tree will not be infected would to build a screen around the tree to keep the psyllids from ever landing and feeding on the tree.

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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #28 on: July 03, 2019, 06:58:51 PM »
For season long control of the ACP psyllid:
For season-long protection, use MoventoŽ at pre-bloom to help control ACP and red scale. At full-bloom, use SivantoŽ Prime to help control ACP and citricola scale and to suppress citrus thrips. Using AdmireŽ Pro at post-bloom promotes further protection against ACP and citricola scale. At fruit growth, Movento helps control ACP, and during harvest, BaythroidŽ XL helps protect against ACP, citrus thrips and katydids.

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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #29 on: July 03, 2019, 08:16:35 PM »
If a citrus tree is in a Citrus Greening area such as Florida with active ACP, the chance of the tree getting citrus greening is about 100 percent.  You can spray all you wish but it is still about 100 percent.  All it takes is just one infected psyllid bite.  HLB presently has not cure.  The only treatment to insure that a citrus tree will not be infected would to build a screen around the tree to keep the psyllids from ever landing and feeding on the tree.

Hi Millet,

In other word, unless put the tree inside the greenhouse otherwise there is no way to prevent the green disease from infected on the tree.  If it is infected, just destroyed it.

The more knowledge gain, the more worries about the citrus tree
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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #30 on: July 04, 2019, 11:57:45 AM »
pinkturtle, Florida is a dangerous place to grow citrus.

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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #31 on: July 04, 2019, 01:12:36 PM »
Thx Millet.  I won't move to Fl then.  Happy July 4th everyone in US.

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Re: Is this asian citrus psyllid? What to do?
« Reply #32 on: July 04, 2019, 01:15:48 PM »
If a citrus tree is in a Citrus Greening area such as Florida with active ACP, the chance of the tree getting citrus greening is about 100 percent.  You can spray all you wish but it is still about 100 percent.  All it takes is just one infected psyllid bite.  HLB presently has not cure.  The only treatment to insure that a citrus tree will not be infected would to build a screen around the tree to keep the psyllids from ever landing and feeding on the tree.


Hi Millet,

In other word, unless put the tree inside the greenhouse otherwise there is no way to prevent the green disease from infected on the tree.  If it is infected, just destroyed it.

The more knowledge gain, the more worries about the citrus tree


Sugarbelle  http://nwdistrict.ifas.ufl.edu/phag/2017/05/19/uf-sugar-belle-citrus-variety-more-tolerant-to-greening/

 

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