Weed Control May Help Psyllid Management
EDIS Cover Volume 2019 Peer reviewed articles in Citrus Industry Magazine
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Kanissery, Ramdas, Justin George, and Lukasz Stelinski. 2020. “Weed Control May Help Psyllid Management”. EDIS 2019 (January). Gainesville, FL. https://journals.flvc.org/edis/article/view/118998.


Weed management is a crucial component in Florida’s citrus production. Recent research from our group shows that weed management may have pest management benefits for citrus growers in addition to traditionally known horticultural gains. Maintaining a ‘weed-free’ grove and perimeter areas can potentially help improve the management of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), the insect vector that spreads pathogens causing HLB.

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