|Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri|
Image: Jeffrey W. Lotz, Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Bugwood.org
Monday, May 13, 2013
Florida's Citrus Industry Battle's Invasive Foe
The invasive insect, Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, carries and spreads a bacterial disease. The disease, called citrus greening, is being called the most serious threat the citrus industry has ever faced.