ACP-HLB continue to force citrus nurseries indoors

Blake, Cary
September 2011
Southwest Farm Press;9/15/2011, Vol. 38 Issue 18, p6
Trade Publication
The article reports on the condition of the citrus industry in the U.S. in 2011 highlighting the views of industry expert Obama El-Lissy on the challenges facing the industry which he presented at a California citrus nursery workshop. The industry is said to be plagued with the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and Huanglongbing disease (HLB) which forces citrus nurseries to be placed indoors. El-Lissy reportedly stressed the importance of conducting a research to address HLB.


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