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Small lopsided fruit from greening-infected citrus tree. Spring 2008 Impact Magazine image. UF/IFAS File Photo.

Supporting the Florida Citrus Industry: Developing Debittering Technologies to Combat Citrus Greening in Hamlin Oranges


March 28, 2022

We are pleased to welcome you back to FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today's guest poster is Taylor Washington, a first-year master's degree student ... READ MORE

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Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Debittering, Dr. Liwei Gu, Food Science, Food Science Alumni, Food Science Graduate Degree, Food Science Graduate Student, Food-science-research, FSHN Research Journeys, Graduate Research, Hamlin Cultivar, Huanglongbing, Oranges, Research Journeys, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-ms, Taylor Washington

2022 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute Returns In-Person


March 10, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Citrus Greening or Huanglongbing (HLB) continues to impact citrus production areas of Florida. The 2022 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute is an opportunity for Florida citrus growers to come together to learn about effective ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Borger, Chris Oswalt, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research And Development Foundation, Citrus Research And Education Center, Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute, Foliar Applications, HLB, In Person, Michael Rogers, Richard Dantzler, Root Structures, Ruth-borger, Smartphone Apps, South Florida State College

Finger Limes, unique new options for Florida growers, topic of March symposium


February 17, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. ---   Finger limes, a unique citrus variety gaining interest among chefs, foodies and citrus growers, will be the topic of an upcoming symposium sponsored by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Chefs, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Finger Limes, Foodies, HLB, Manjul Dutt, Symposium, Tolerance, USDA-NIFA

UF researchers answer questions about citrus fruit drop at upcoming seminar


February 2, 2021

By Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Citrus fruit dropping before harvest has been a perennial problem for Florida growers but one that is particularly challenging during the 2020-21 growing season. Tripti Vashisth and Fernando Alferez of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Fernando Alferez, Fruit Drop, Growers, Horticultural Sciences, Pre-harvest Fruit Drop, Tripti Vashisth

University of Florida citrus nutrition consulting program to continue; new participants wanted


January 26, 2021

By: Ruth Borger LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences citrus researchers have found that following the appropriate nutritional and irrigation guidelines designed for a specific grove is one ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Nutrition, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Extension Agent, Grove, Tree Health

UF survey requests citrus grower input to help set research directions


December 8, 2020

By RUTH BORGER   LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida entomologist Lauren Diepenbrock is looking to the future of her research program and needs citrus industry professionals to help her see a clear picture. Since arriving at ... READ MORE

Category: SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Entomology And Nematology, Growers, Integrated Pest Management, Lauren Diepenbrock, Survey

Aiding the Florida Citrus Industry: Using Kombucha to Combat Devastating Citrus Greening Disease


December 7, 2020

Welcome to our first installment of FSHN Research Journeys, which follows the research of graduate students in the Food Science and Human Nutrition program at UF. Today's guest poster is Dongjoo Kim, a first-year graduate student earning his ... READ MORE

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Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus, Citrus Greening Disease, CREC, Dongjoo Kim, Dr. Andrew MacIntosh, Dr. MacIntosh, Dr. Yu Wang, Food Science, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Food Science Graduate Degree, Food Science Graduate Student, Graduate Student, Graduate Student Research, HLB, Huanglongbing, Kombucha, Masters Student, Masters Student Research, Masters-fshn-graduate-feature, Research-journeys-food-science, Research-journeys-food-science-ms, Research-planning-feature, Research-planning-feature-food-science, Student Research, Sugar Belle, Sugar Belle Kombucha, UF/IFAS Citrus Research And Education Center, Yu Wang

UF scientists make big stride toward greening-resistant citrus trees


October 14, 2020

University of Florida scientists achieved a major milestone in their quest to develop a citrus greening-resistant tree by sequencing the genome of a fruit plant that’s a close cousin to citrus trees. You’d need to print 54,000 pages of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research And Education Center, Disease Resistance, Environmental Horticulture, Fred Gmitter, Genome Sequencing, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences, Interdisciplinary Center For Biotechnology Research, Rootstocks, Trifoliate Orange, Zhanao Deng

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