LALE ALFRED, FLA.--- At the heart of the disease that threatens the Florida citrus industry is a complex exchange between the citrus tree and an insidious bacterium.
Huanglongbing, or HLB, also known as citrus greening, has wreaked havoc ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — The University of Florida will resume providing growers regular flower bud advisories as the critical time for citrus grove management begins this winter.
UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences associate professor ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty have secured over $16 million in new funding to advance research projects to combat the deadly citrus greening disease that threatens the Florida ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have tips for citrus growers dealing with the aftermath of Hurricane Ian. Tips include applying the plant growth regulator gibberellic acid to ... READ MORE
BALM, Fla. – A promising method to support the development of citrus varieties that are resistant to deadly diseases is the advancement of gene editing. By “knocking out” genes within the plant that are susceptible to the pathogen that ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla.—Americans’ love affair with sugar can be a deadly attraction that sometimes leads to major health problems, including obesity and type 2 diabetes.
Finding natural, non-caloric sugar substitutes is desirable but challenging. ... READ MORE
This week, Ask IFAS released the 2022–2023 edition of the Florida Citrus Production Guide, an annual reference guide for commercial Florida citrus growers. The Citrus Production Guide includes detailed chapters on diagnosis and management ... READ MORE
A treatment to support Florida’s citrus trees needs to be applied now to be most effective.
Plant growth regulators are one tool that Florida citrus growers can use to reduce fruit drop. But how and when they are applied on the tree are ... READ MORE
University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will present their latest findings of immediate use to Florida’s citrus and specialty crop growers at the Florida Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo August 17 and 18 ... READ MORE
Complete Show Program LR
SEMINAR SCHEDULE WEDNESDAY, AUGUST 17
Wednesday Morning Pre-Session/Ongoing Events
7:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Registration at Trade Show Entrance 7:30 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Breakfast in Trade Show Hall
7:30 a.m. to 5:30 ... READ MORE