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Psyllid Management

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The snapshots on this page describe methods that could be used to alter or affect the psyllid so that it can not spread the bacterium that causes HLB.

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Artificial border fencing and live windbreaks for ACP management
Drs. Mamoudou Sétamou, Texas A&M University Kingsville, and Xavier Martini, University of Florida. Updated 3/11/20.

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Using particle films to manage ACP
Dr. Christopher Vincent, University of Florida. Updated 9/6/19.

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Attractants and traps for ACP management
Dr. Lukasz Stelinski, University of Florida. Updated 9/25/18.

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Controlling psyllid gut cell death to prevent Huanglongbing
Dr. Michelle Heck, USDA-Boyce Thomson Institute. Updated 9/19/18.

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Biological control of Asian citrus psyllid in California
Dr. Mark Hoddle, University of California, Riverside. Updated 8/31/18.

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Area-wide management of ACP to limit the spread of HLB in California
Dr. Elizabeth Grafton-Cardwell, University of California, Davis. Updated 3/12/18.

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Reducing Asian citrus psyllid Infestation and disease incidence with reflective mulches
Drs. Phil Stansly and Scott Croxton, University of Florida. Updated 8/3/17.

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Using interference RNA to manage Asian citrus psyllids
Drs. Lukasz Stelinski and Nabil Killiny, University of Florida. Updated 8/3/17.

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Altering the Asian citrus psyllid’s beneficial bacteria to stop HLB spread
Dr. Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski, University of Florida. Updated 8/3/17.

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Using tristeza virus to provide citrus with anti-microbial or insecticidal protection
Drs. Bill Dawson and Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski, University of Florida. Updated 8/3/17.

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A new, Bt toxin-based strategy for suppression of the Asian citrus psyllid vector of HLB
Dr. Bryony Bonning, University of Florida. Updated 7/24/17.

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Using insect viruses to combat the Asian citrus psyllid
Dr. Bryce Falk, University of California, Davis. Updated 5/8/17.

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Using peptides as a preventive approach to target the psyllid and the pathogen
Dr. Robert Shatters, USDA Horticultural Research Laboratory, Fort Pierce, FL. Updated 5/10/18.

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Growing citrus under enclosures
Dr. Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi, University of Florida. Updated 4/30/18.

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