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ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLIDS (STERNORRHYNCHA: PSYLLIDAE) AND GREENING DISEASE OF CITRUS: A LITERATURE REVIEW AND ASSESSMENT OF RISK IN FLORIDA
TLDR
Management of citrus greening disease is difficult and requires an integrated approach including use of clean stock, elimination of inoculum via voluntary and regulatory means, use of pesticides to control psyllid vectors in the citrus crop, and biological control of psyllID vectors in non-crop reservoirs.
Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, vector of citrus huanglongbing disease
TLDR
An updated review of ACP and HLB is presented with an emphasis on the problem in Florida, where the geographic range of the disease is expanding, threatening citrus industries in new areas.
Occurrence of the Old World bug Megacopta cribraria (Fabricius) (Heteroptera: Plataspidae) in Georgia: a serious home invader and potential legume pest.
TLDR
Megacopta cribraria is considered a pest of numerous legumes in Asia, has the potential to provide biological control of kudzu, Pueraria montana var.
Detection of 'Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus' in Diaphorina citri and its importance in the management of citrus huanglongbing in Florida.
TLDR
The study suggests that discount garden centers and retail nurseries may have played a significant role in the widespread distribution of psyllids and plants carrying HLB pathogens in Florida.
DISTRIBUTION OF THE ASIAN CITRUS PSYLLID, DIAPHORINA CITRI KUWAYAMA (RHYNCHOTA: PSYLLIDAE) IN THE CARIBBEAN BASIN
TLDR
The distribution of D. citri in the Caribbean Basin is documented to show that it can move on fresh, unprocessed citrus fruit and that its introduction occurred at least one year before its detection.
THE RELATIVE IMPORTANCE OF SHORT‐ AND LONG‐RANGE MOVEMENT OF FLYING APHIDS
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This work has shown that under some conditions, aphids can be wind‐borne over long distances, i.e. hundreds of kilometers over desert or sea, and argued that this phenomenon may be part of a strategy to locate fresh host plants in new distant areas.
Modeling huanglongbing transmission within a citrus tree
TLDR
Within-tree resistance to spread, possibly affected by inherent or induced resistance, is a major factor affecting epidemic development, supporting the notion that alternate routes of transmission besides that by the vector can be important for epidemic development.
The sycamore lace bug, Corythucha ciliata (Say) (Hemiptera: Tingidae).
TLDR
The sycamore lace bug is a native North American insect that feeds on sycamores and is associated with two fungi, Ceratocystis fimbriata Ellis and Halst and Apiognomonia (=Gnomonia) veneta (Sacc. and Spreg.), which, in combination with the lace bug, cause decline and death of the trees.
Huanglongbing: An overview of a complex pathosystem ravaging the world's citrus.
TLDR
This review is intended to provide an overview of the importance of HLB to a wider audience of plant biologists and recent advances on host-pathogen interactions, population genetics and vectoring of the causal agent are discussed.
Global climate suitability of citrus huanglongbing and its vector, the Asian citrus psyllid, using two correlative species distribution modeling approaches, with emphasis on the USA
TLDR
Two approaches to correlative species distribution models were used to predict global and local potential distribution of huanglongbing (HLB) caused by Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus and its vector the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama).
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