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Citrus :: Index :: Pests of Citrus


There are large number of insect pests of citrus which are widely distributed. Their attack is one of the factors contributing to the problem of citrus decline observed in various parts of India and South Asia.  Citrus psyllid, leafminer, blackfly and whitefly are destructive pests which are responsible for reduced quality of fruits and fruit drops. Borers in old orchards are a threat to sustain the productivity.