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Sterile Insect Technique Shows Promise Against Asian Citrus Psyllid

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This post Sterile Insect Technique Shows Promise Against Asian Citrus Psyllid appeared first on Entomology Today – Brought to you by the Entomological Society of America.

With no known treatment for citrus greening disease, researchers are evaluating myriad control techniques for the insect that spreads it, the Asian citrus psyllid (Diaphorina citri). A new study shows early evidence that the classic sterile insect technique could be an effective strategy to manage the invasive citrus pest. [Read more]

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