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Category: Pests & Disease

  Q:  What is wrong with my citrus tree?  I see little white flies whenever I get near the fruit or leaves.  I turned some of the leaves over and saw these orange specks.  Is this an insect or a disease?

Whitefly fungi

A:   Actually the orange spots you see are neither an insect nor a disease. The spots are beneficial fungi which attack the young stationary stage (pupae) of a common citrus pest called the white fly. The white fly… Read More