Project Number: 6034-22320-001-12-R
Project Type: Reimbursable
Start Date: Jul 1, 2010
End Date: Sep 30, 2012
To determine if insecticides can protect new plantings of citrus from huanglongbing disease.
New plantings of citrus will be established and subjected to various insecticide treatments to control the Asian citrus psyllid, vector of huanglongbing disease. The trees will be certified as disease-free at planting and thereafter monitored every three months for the disease.