Citrus cosmetics

Working today on project to trace the initial stage effects of CLas, the bacterium thought to cause citrus greening.  To do this we have to find a way to get the psyllids in the cage ↓ to bite in just one spot.

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To do this, along with Ed Etxeberria, we’re testing what materials we can cover the leaves with to prevent psyllid bites in some areas without spoiling their appetite for the part that is exposed.

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