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Last year, when a citrus disease called Huanglongbing (HLB) was discovered in a tree in Hacienda Heights, California, field inspectors rushed to pull out the infected tree, cut it up, double-bag it, and remove it for further study.
Asian citrus psyllid and huanglongbing disease threaten California citrus.
Citrus greening disease, also called Huanglongbing, has quickly become a major threat to the U.
The topics include induced systematic resistance and plant responses to fungal biocontrol agents, cellular remodeling during plant virus infection, the current epidemiological understanding of citrus huanglongbing, companion planting to manage parasitic plants, phytoviruses and the digital revolution, quantitative disease resistance and quantitative resistance loci in breeding, Hyaloperonospora arabidopsidis as a pathogen model, the ecology of plant and free-living nematodes in natural and agricultural soil, and studying plant-pathogen interactions in the genomics era.
Powell HUANGLONGBING AND PSYLLID CELL CULTURES, Wayne B.
The citrus industry is under attack by several, highly contagious plant pathogens, particularly citrus greening, or Huanglongbing, which debilitate the trees and threaten the future viability of citrus production in Florida, as well as many other growing regions worldwide.
Horticultural Research Laboratory in Fort Pierce are using two very different strategies to help citrus growers and processors deal with Huanglongbing (HLB), a disease that poses a major threat to the survival of the citrus industry and is costing it millions of dollars each year.
Author(s): Jeannette Warnert Asian citrus psyllid is slowly spreading in California, and huanglongbing disease (also known as citrus greening) will likely become established in the state, requiring citrus farmers and residents with citrus in their landscapes to become accustomed to a new reality.