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Department of Agriculture targets citrus-killing insect
Agriculture officials are trying to prevent
an insect-borne disease from wiping out citrus in western
The Asian Citrus Psyllid is only about as big as the tip of a ballpoint pen, but it can do a lot of damage. It feeds off the stems and leaves of citrus plants, and it can carry Citrus Greening Disease. The disease makes the fruit a plant produces taste like cough syrup and eventually kills the plant.
No cases of Greening Disease have been found in