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Second Asian citrus psyllid found in Rainbow


Last updated 8/30/2012 at Noon

San Diego County’s Department of Agriculture, Weights and Measures was notified Aug. 17 that a second Asian citrus psyllid was found in Rainbow.

The North County finds for the week of Aug. 12 to 17 also include three additional Asian citrus psyllids in Valley Center.

“It’s extremely important for everybody to be aware and participate in the control of these psyllids,” said county agricultural commissioner Lisa Leondis. “Everybody has to be part of this control program.”

The additional finds may not equate to an infestation; after an initial find the Department of Agriculture,...

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