In addition to being available on CDFA’s website, presentations for recent public meetings are available on CaliforniaCitrusThreat.org. Presentations include information the pest and disease, upcoming activities of CDFA agricultural officials in specific communities and regulations in place to limit the spread of the psyllid and HLB.
The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program partners with homeowners, citrus farmers, agriculture officials, researchers and other experts throughout the state to protect California citrus. More information on Huanglongbing prevention and Asian citrus psyllid management can be found at these reliable sources:
- University of California, Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources – pest management information for growers and homeowners, and a robust map of pest, disease, quarantines and biological control activities around the state
- California Department of Food and Agriculture – statewide Asian citrus psyllid quarantine information
- United States Department of Agriculture – national information and reporting of citrus pests and diseases
- University of California, Riverside, Center for Invasive Species Research – descriptions and photos the Asian citrus psyllid and Huanglongbing
- Citrus Clonal Protection Program – registered budwood that has been tested for disease
- Fruit Mentor – offers videos and tips for how to successfully graft citrus trees or grow citrus from budwood
Local Agricultural Officials
Each county in California has a department of agriculture with staff who are knowledgeable about citrus pest and disease issues, and can point you to local resources for treatment and tree removal. View this PDF for your county office’s contact information: PDF of county agricultural commissioners
The Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program has developed many informational materials to educate California residents, citrus tree owners and others about this issue. To request a free supply of these materials, please fill out the order form.