Citrus greening huanglongbing (African)

Candidatus Liberibacter africanus

Citrus greening huanglongbing (African) (Candidatus Liberibacter africanus) is a bacterial pathogen of citrus. It is a native of Africa.

Citrus greening is a devastating disease of citrus. It is spread by Diaphorina citri, a small, psyllid insect. The African strain is presumed to be less invasive than the Asian strain.

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