2006 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide: Huanglongbing (Citrus Greening)
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Brlansky, Ronald H., Kuang-Ren Chung, and Michael E. Rogers. 2019. “2006 Florida Citrus Pest Management Guide: Huanglongbing (Citrus Greening): PP-225/CG086, 11/2005”. EDIS 2006 (1). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-cg086-2005.


Huanglongbing (HLB), commonly called citrus greening disease, is caused by the bacterium, Candidatus Liberibacter spp. The name huanglongbing means “yellow dragon” which describes the symptom of a bright yellow shoot that commonly occurs on a sector of infected trees. HLB is a serious disease of citrus because it affects all citrus cultivars and causes rapid decline of trees. This document is PP-225, one of a series of the Plant Pathology Department, UF/IFAS Extension. Original publication date November 2005.

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