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Citrus psyllid forces quarantines in nine California counties

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Adult Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, (2-3 millimeters long) on a young citrus leaf
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Adult Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri, (2-3 millimeters long) on a young citrus leaf

Quarantines didn't stop the psyllid from establishing itself across Southern California, but with such high stakes, what else can farmers do?

Quarantines are in effect in nine California counties now as the state's citrus industry braces for the spread of the Asian citrus psyllid. 

Quarantines didn't stop the psyllid from establishing itself across Southern California, but with such high stakes, what else can farmers do?

For the California Report, Alice Daniel has more from Porterville in Tulare County.

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