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By City News Service
Special to Anza Valley Outlook 

Residents asked to take precautions against citrus disease this summer

 

Last updated 7/19/2019 at 12:57am



Riverside residents who live within the area under quarantine to contain citrus greening disease were urged to take precautions while traveling this summer to prevent carrying potentially contaminated fruit – or trees – to other parts of the country.

For the last two years, most of the city has been bounded by a 94-square-mile quarantine zone established by the California Department of Food and Agriculture in response to five trees in the city becoming infested with Asian citrus psyllids. The boundaries extend north into San Bernardino County.

Riverside officials said residents need t...



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