Citrus Research Aids Fight Against HLB
Monday, September 19, 2016
We connected with one of the graduate students at Cal Poly Pomona who is working to find a solution to the current Asian citrus psyllid populations. Dani Ruais studies the ectoparasitic wasp Tamarixia radiata. This parasitic wasp is currently being released in California as a biological control agent that feeds on Asian citrus psyllid consequently killing the psyllid.
Learn more about her research in this Q&A: https://citrusmatters.cropscience.bayer.us/news/2016/september/09192016-research-aids-fight-against-hlb