California Department of Food and Agriculture: Citrus tree insect found in Roseville

Last Updated: 10/19/2017

According to the California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA), an invasive insect known as the Asian Citrus Psyllid has been found in Roseville. Asian Citrus Psyllid, or ACP is a serious pest of citrus because it vectors a bacteria that is 100% fatal to citrus trees.  

The infestation is sufficiently  isolated and localized to be treated with foliar and soil-applied insecticides within a 50-meter radius of each detection site.

Residents will be notified in writing at least 48 hours in advance of any treatement. The treatment map can be found here.

For more information about treatment, citrus pest and disease prevention,  call the CDFA Pest Hotline at 800-491-1899.