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California increases HLB quarantine areas

State and federal agencies have expanded California’s huanglongbing quarantined area after detections of the citrus disease.

Citrus growers continue to combat HLB

The U.S. citrus industry continues to cope with citrus greening disease.

USDA expands citrus quarantine in Texas

The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Animal and Plant Health Inspection Service is expanding the area quarantined for citrus greening in Texas,

Growers strive for upper hand over HLB

Citrus greening disease or huanglongbing — HLB for short — has taken a toll on Florida’s citrus sales, but hope remains that the industry will survive and even thrive.

CBP warns about banned plants for All Souls Day

The U.S. Customs and Border Protection is reminding observers of All Souls Day that some agricultural items used in holiday decorations are prohibited in the U.S. due to pest and plant diseases, including HLB.
Oct 30, 2019 by Chris Koger #Produce Crops, #HLB, #Citrus, #Imports, #Mexico

Canines sniff out HLB

The citrus industry in California’s Ventura County is going to the dogs.

New citrus lab at University of California-Riverside opens

The California Citrus Research Foundation and the University of California-Riverside are set to host a ribbon-cutting ceremony and press conference at a citrus research lab.

HLB cases on the rise in California

The number of huanglongbing (HLB) detections in California increased 160% from 2017 to 2018, according to the California Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program.