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Final Meeting Presentation Final Meeting Presentation Final Meeting Coffee Break Presentations in the Assembly Hall of the Plant Health Service of Silla EIP-AGRI Event EIP-AGRI Event EIP-AGRI Event Morphology aspect of hybrids obtained between the (M. australis x M. inodora) x ‘Tobias’ sweet orange crosses. Flower buds obtained in field conditions in the season 2021…

Citrus plant e-commerce

  We’ve designed a comprehensive poster that outlines the regulations and essential steps for purchasing plants online. This informative poster provides a clear and concise guide to ensure a smooth and responsible process when acquiring plants through online platforms. It presents vital information in both Spanish and English, making it accessible to a broader audience…

Confirmation of Diaphorina citri Presence in Cyprus

  In a significant development for the European citrus industry, the presence of Diaphorina citri, the notorious vector responsible for spreading the devastating Huanglongbing (HLB) disease, has been officially confirmed in Cyprus. This discovery marks the first instance of Diaphorina citri in European Union (EU) territory, posing a new threat to an otherwise HLB-free Mediterranean…

The 7th International Research Conference on Huanglongbing (IRCHLB VII) to be Held in Riverside, California in 2024

  The California Citrus Research Board (CRB), in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), the University of California, Riverside (UCR), and numerous industry partners, is excited to announce the upcoming 7th International Research Conference on Huanglongbing (IRCHLB VII). This significant event is scheduled to take place from March 26 to March 29,…

Join us in the Final Meeting Event in Valencia to Address the HLB Crisis in Citriculture

  PRE-HLB is thrilled to announce our final meeting event, set to take place at the Ciudad Politecnica de la Innovación (CPI) de la UPV (Universitat Politecnica de Valencia) in Valencia on September 26th. This workshop aims to provide the latest updates on HLB prevention, mitigation, and control, while facilitating interactive discussions among PRE-HLB partners,…

The African psyllid Trioza erytreae is capable of efficiently transmitting the bacterium that causes severe Huanglongbing (HLB). © A. Franck, CIRAD

Study demonstrates ability of vector Trioza erytreae to transmit the most lethal HLB bacteria in citrus

Photography by © A. Franck, CIRAD.   A study by the French research centre CIRAD demonstrates, for the first time, the ability of the African psyllid Trioza erytreae to effectively transmit CLas, the bacteria that causes the most serious form of Huanglongbing (HLB), which is the main disease affecting citrus worldwide. Given that this transmitting…