Huanglongbing, if left unchecked, will always spread in an exponential fashion. DATOC was tasked with determining if the rate of HLB detection in Southern California is also increasing exponentially, with the goal of informing the CPDPP as they determine at what point current regulatory activities may become impractical due to an overwhelming infection rate.
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A note about the report: DATOC received inaccurate data from the CDFA. Quadrant sampling is listed in the report as starting in December, 2017. It actually started in August, 2017.