The Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program (CPDPP) reported that as of October 27 an additional 11 trees have tested positive for CLas, the bacterium that causes Huanglongbing (HLB) in Ventura County. The additional finds bring the total number of positive detections to 33 trees, all on residential properties within the city of Santa Paula. As a result, the existing 5-mile HLB quarantine has been expanded slightly. For more information, quarantine maps and resources from CPDPP please click here.
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