The potato psyllid
, Bactericera cockerelli Sulc (Hemiptera: Triozidae), is 1 of the most damaging pests of potato (Solanum tuberosum L.
Asian citrus psyllids
spread huanglongbing, a lethal citrus disease that poses a serious threat to the U.
Citrus greening, first detected in Florida in 2005, is spread by a tiny insect--the Asian citrus psyllid
Immediately after the third trimming, the researchers released 20 HLB-infected psyllids
per tree and let them feed for a week.
The role of parasitoids in the pest management of citrus psyllid
Biological control of the African and Asian citrus psyllids
(Homoptera: Psylloidea) through eulophid and encyrtid parasites (Hymenoptera: Chalcidoidea) in Reunion Island.
Effects of temperature and host plant on population parameters of the citrus psyllid
(Diaphorina citri Kuwayama).
The olfactometer bioassay with 3 commercial available volatile terpenes limonene a-pinene and AY-pinene against the adult psyllids
showed that no significant chemotaxis effect was recorded when individual compounds or combination of (limonene + AY-pinene) were tested.
citri during the psyllids
3rd 4th or 5th instars nymphal development (Skelley and Hoy 2004) by ovipositing particularly underneath the fourth and fifth instar nymph.
Quarantine includes drying any citrus tree clippings for two weeks or double-bagging them prior to disposal, to avoid moving any psyllids
or infected plant material.
9 million worth of citrus a year, to spend more than $100 per acre to spray for psyllids
2008; Ben-Dov 2010) but seems less relevant in psyllids
Before that, psyllids
had been found only in San Diego and Imperial counties.
are first cousins to aphids, which attach themselves to host plants and feed on their sap.
Next thing you know they'll be introducing something else to kill off the pesky psyllids