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Re: Citrus greening detected in Alabama for first time
« Reply #1 on: June 25, 2017, 08:08:31 AM »
that is sad to read.   :(    i hope it is just on that one property and they can contain it. 


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Re: Citrus greening detected in Alabama for first time
« Reply #2 on: June 25, 2017, 11:13:32 AM »
No this is not good at all.
Reading about the radical drop in production in Florida since discovered in 2005. It appears the authorities have no idea how to contain its spread.
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Re: Citrus greening detected in Alabama for first time
« Reply #4 on: June 25, 2017, 03:32:16 PM »
YIKES!

Gosh Darn it!

I love all types of Citrus and would prefer eating stuff grown here in the United States.
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Re: Citrus greening detected in Alabama for first time
« Reply #5 on: June 26, 2017, 08:18:59 AM »
That is a nasty pathogen indeed.. Its vector is a very small insect called a psyllid. It is one of our worst potential quarantine nightmare down here.
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