Solutions for 

California citrus

The Data Analysis and Tactical Operations Center (DATOC) provides rapid, flexible, and responsive management plans for combating Huanglongbing and the Asian citrus psyllid in California citrus. Read more about us.

Huanglongbing in California

More than 1,500 HLB-infected trees have been found in over 20 cities in Southern California. Click the map below to view larger.

Find out more about the HLB epidemic in California.

Latest News

New Panelists Announcement
November 4, 2019

DATOC is pleased to

announce the addition of two

experts to the expert panel:

Dr. Kerry Mauck and

Dr. Michelle Heck.

Dr. Mauck is an Assistant Professor of Entomology at UC Riverside. Her expertise is in insect behavior and chemical ecology, and her research group is pursuing projects on CLas diversity and evolution, as well as pathogen movement across wild-urban and wild-agricultural interfaces.

Dr. Heck is a Research Molecular Biologist with the USDA ARS Emerging Pests and Pathogens Research Unit in Ithaca, New York. Dr. Heck has been pursuing projects to develop novel management strategies for Huanglongbing, and to identify factors that affect CLas transmission efficacy. 

New Quarterly Report Released
October 11, 2019

DATOC has published a brief

report summarizing activities

completed in the third

quarter of 2019.

Read more here.

Quarterly report
New Quarterly Report Released
August 23, 2019

DATOC has published a brief

report summarizing activities

completed in the second

quarter of 2019.

Read more here.

Quarterly report

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DATOC is sponsored by the Citrus Research Board and the California Citrus Pest and Disease Prevention Program.