Wednesday, December 12, 2001 -

Citrus psylla--A new pest on Florida citrus and a comparison of insecticide efficacy

Carl C. Childers, Michael K. Simms, and Deanna Threlkeld. University of Florida, Citrus Research and Education Center, 700 Experiment Station Rd, Lake Alfred, FL

Various insecticides were evaluated in the field during late May-early June 2001 to evaluate their impact on psylla stages. The biology, behavior and feeding injury to citrus by citrus psylla are reported along with comparative insecticide results.

Species 1: Homoptera Psyllidae Diaphorina citri (citrus psylla)
Keywords: Crop Protection, Citrus

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