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United States Department of Agriculture

Agricultural Research Service

Asian citrus psyllid on leaf

Experimental Trap Disrupts Citrus Pest’s Love Life

Two Asian citrus psyllids exchange mating calls to find each other.  ARS scientists have developed a new trap to disrupt the mating of psyllids and plan to field-test it beginning this summer.  Video credit: Sylvia Lujo

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Read more about this research in the May 2016 issue of AgResearch magazine.

Last Modified: 8/13/2016
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