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Asian Bacteria Threatens Florida Orange Treesi
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George Putic
August 28, 2014 4:05 PM
Florida's citrus fruit industry is facing a serious threat from a bacteria carried by the Asian insect called psyllid. The widespread infestation again highlights the danger of transferring non-native species to American soil. VOA’s George Putic reports.

Asian Bacteria Threatens Florida Orange Trees

George Putic

Published August 28, 2014

Florida's citrus fruit industry is facing a serious threat from a bacteria carried by the Asian insect called psyllid. The widespread infestation again highlights the danger of transferring non-native species to American soil. VOA’s George Putic reports.


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