Tag: greening

Unprofitable Plantings: The Affects of Citrus Greening

  Economists are concerned about the financial health of low-density citrus growers in Florida, due to citrus greening. One of their main concerns is that the average grower is not making a profit, and that small growers are… Read More

UF study: Screen houses may help prevent grapefruit greening

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Grapefruit grows better under screen houses than in unprotected groves because the indoor facilities keep out the insect that causes citrus greening, new University of Florida research shows. Protecting citrus from greening is essential, UF/IFAS… Read More

Protection from Citrus Greening?

Citrus greening (also known as HLB or Huanglongbing) is a bacterial disease affecting citrus production around the world, it was first found in South Florida in 2005. Citrus greening affects all citrus cultivars causing overall tree decline/ dieback,… Read More