Citrus Industry magazine

Citrus Industry magazine

January 2021

CATEGORY: Business

Keeping pests under control is the theme of the January issue of Citrus Industry magazine. An article on dormant sprays for Asian citrus psyllid management includes research results on both organic and conventional sprays. While psyllids are not yet a widespread problem in North Florida’s commercial groves, other pests are problematic. Get tips on managing the most common pests of cold-hardy citrus: leafminers, rust mites and scales. Another article takes a closer look at leafminers, a problem throughout Florida citrus. Get advice on traditional insecticidal controls and alternative methods like attract-and-kill and mating disruption. Fire ants are also addressed. Learn how this pest can damage citrus trees, interact with other insects and which baits work best. Besides a plethora of pest articles, also included is an update from the Florida Citrus Processors Association.

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