Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education
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Subtropical Fruit Crops Research & Education

Attention Citrus Growers: Live Asian Citrus Psyllid fogging demonstration - FREE

The California Citrus Research Board (CRB) will be hosting a live Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) fogging. Demonstration will carried out by CRB Researcher, Dr. Spencer Walse.

The demonstration will involve placing ACP throughout t he citrus load in within the bins. Once the tent is sealed the fogger will be turned on (sit for 2 hr) and viles with the ACP will be relocated to show the percent mortality.  Previous run of the experiment have been successful.

There will be 2 opportunities to view the demonstration: 

April 12: 1:30 pm at Limoneira, 1141 Cummings Road, Santa Paula, CA 93060
(to follow CRB Postharvest Conference, Oxnard  - Contact Carolina 559-738-0246 for meeting info)  
 
 
 April 13: 1:30 pm at Exeter Veterans Memorial Building, 324 N Kaweah Ave, Exeter, CA 93221
(to follow CRB Postharvest Conference, Exeter  - Contact Carolina 559-738-0246 for meeting info)  

Everyone is welcome! Hope to you there!

For more information: Sonia Rios, UCCE Famr Advicor- Riverside/San Diego County

sirios@ucanr.edu

951-683-6491 EXT 224

(Photos were taken at the live demonstration in Riverside County on 4/6/2017)

 

 

 

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 4:56 AM

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