Phearoth Bou applies insecticide to a lemon tree in San Luis Obispo in 2016 after an Asian citrus psyllid sighting in the area. Chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used to kill ants that eat beneficial insects that kill the Asian citrus psyllid, was recently banned by a federal court.
Phearoth Bou applies insecticide to a lemon tree in San Luis Obispo in 2016 after an Asian citrus psyllid sighting in the area. Chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used to kill ants that eat beneficial insects that kill the Asian citrus psyllid, was recently banned by a federal court. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com
Phearoth Bou applies insecticide to a lemon tree in San Luis Obispo in 2016 after an Asian citrus psyllid sighting in the area. Chlorpyrifos, a pesticide used to kill ants that eat beneficial insects that kill the Asian citrus psyllid, was recently banned by a federal court. David Middlecamp dmiddlecamp@thetribunenews.com

Pesticide used in SLO County might harm children — and now it’s been banned by a federal court

September 07, 2018 06:05 PM