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100 live psyllids found in Norcal

A detection dog working with inspectors found a package at a FedEx depot in Sacramento that contained at least 100 live Asian citrus psyllids, including juveniles and adults, the L.A. Times reports. They were not carriers of the citrus greening disease that has devastated crops elsewhere, but last month at a FedEx depot in Fresno a dog found curry leaves from India infested with juvenile psyllids that were disease carriers.


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