Treatment Considerations

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This article is to inform home gardeners and others of the danger of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri, insect that can infest and kill all varieties of citrus.
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Treatment Considerations

Always follow label instructions for the safe and effective use of the product

Only apply pesticides if psyllids have been observed

Only apply insecticides to host plants of psyllids (citrus and closely related hosts)

Avoid using insecticides during blooming periods to limit impacts on bees

Cover foliage thoroughly when spraying, including undersides of leaves

More information can be found on links noted below under sources.

Sources:

Agriculture and Natural Resources, University of California
http://www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74155.html

University of Florida Extension Service

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/citrus/acpsyllid.htm




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