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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.