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Citrus Greening Huanglongbing (Asian)
Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus

Citrus Greening Huanglongbing (Asian) (Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus) is a bacterial pathogen of citrus. It is a native of Asia and was first detected in Florida in 2005.

Diaphorina citri, the Asiatic Citrus Psyllid, is a vector for this destructive disease. Currently, tree removal is the only effective control of the pathogen.

Visit the Citrus Health program page for more information about this pest.

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