Are Asian Citrus Psyllids Afraid of Heights?

Annapolis, MD: January 20, 2015 — The Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, was first discovered in Florida in 2005 and in Puerto Rico in 2007. Since then it has caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage by spreading a bacterium which is responsible for citrus greening disease (Huanglongbing), the most serious disease of citrus in the world. However, scientists from the U.S.

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Source: Entomological Society of America (ESA)

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