Research Examines Potential of Alternate Host Plant as a Trap Crop for Asian Citrus Psyllid

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The Asian citrus psyllid is a major insect pest of citrus cultivars and vectors the bacteria that causes citrus greening disease. Recent research on a newly identified alternate host plant for Asian citrus psyllid examines the plant’s potential as a trap crop for use in management of the pest.

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