Citrus canker is a non-systemic bacterial disease that affects citrus trees in both the citrus nursery and in commercial plantings. Canker is easily spread from plant to plant. Early symptom detection will reduce plant-to-plant spread and minimize lesion development, resulting in fewer losses to citrus nursery stock. Maintaining disease-free plant materials is critical in supporting optimal production standards.
For more information on citrus canker management, please visit the Florida Citrus Production Guide: Citrus Canker at https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pdffiles/CG/CG04000.pdf