Tag: HLB

Unprofitable Plantings: The Affects of Citrus Greening

  Economists are concerned about the financial health of low-density citrus growers in Florida, due to citrus greening. One of their main concerns is that the average grower is not making a profit, and that small growers are… Read More

Protection from Citrus Greening?

Citrus greening (also known as HLB or Huanglongbing) is a bacterial disease affecting citrus production around the world, it was first found in South Florida in 2005. Citrus greening affects all citrus cultivars causing overall tree decline/ dieback,… Read More

Controlling the Asian Citrus Psyllid Just Got More Difficult?

Citrus greening- also known as Huanglongbing, or HLB- is an exotic disease that is currently prevalent throughout Florida’s citrus industry. This disease is carried by an invasive insect known as the Asian Citrus Psyllid (ACP) and infects citrus… Read More