Mark Hoddle Finds Good Insects to Fight Bad Ones

Mark Hoddle, an entomologist at the University of California, Riverside, is featured in this Los Angeles Times article, along with his wife Christina, on biological control. The Hoddles have traveled to Pakistan's Punjab province several times, looking for natural enemies of the Asian citrus psyllid, an insect that has been sucking the fluids out of citrus trees in California since 2008 — and spreading a bacterial disease known as huanglongbing (Chinese for "yellow dragon disease") through Florida. Read the full article.