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 1,700 HLB-infected trees have been found in over 20 cities in Southern California. Click the map below to view larger.
The last quarterly report for 2019 activities has been published and can be viewed here. DATOC has also published a new update on the HLB situation in Southern California.
Guidelines for using canines for HLB screening
January 20, 2020
During the 3rd quarter of 2019, DATOC worked to facilitate the writing of a protocol for citrus growers to use in preparing and responding to visits by HLB-detector dogs. Final considerations were completed in the 4th quarter and the protocol is now in use by growers contracting with the detector dog company. View the guidelines here.