Other Invasive Citrus Pest and Disease Threats

While the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) and Huanglongbing (HLB) continue to be among the biggest threats to California’s citrus industry, there are several other invasive pests and diseases that could have significant impacts on California citrus growing operations.

These invasive pests and diseases – including invasive fruit flies, Citrus yellow vein clearing virus, sweet orange scab and more – have the potential to make fruit less marketable, delay harvest schedules or even ruin fruit to make it inedible.

Industry members play a key role in mitigating these pests and diseases and should be aware of the latest information that may impact their operations. Together, through informed actions, we can safeguard the future of California citrus. Click below for a list of resources on other notable pest and disease threats. If you have any questions, please submit your inquiry via our contact form.