Francisco F. Laranjeira, Tâmara A. Santos, Alécio S. Moreira, Ícaro B. Sanches, Antônio S. Nascimento, Suely X. Silva, Eduardo C. Andrade, Décio O. Almeida
Abstract:Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), Diaphorina citri Kuwayama (Hemiptera: Liviidae), is the vector of the bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter sp., a quarantine pathogen in citrus production areas such as Australia, Europe, and northeast Brazil, associated with huanglongbing (HLB). The psyllids' preferred host is Murraya paniculata (L.) Jacq. (Rutaceae), an ornamental plant native to Asia and Oceania, and commonly found in urban areas next to citrus groves around the world. As there are insecticide application restrictio…
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