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Citrus irrigation and nutrition updates are the topics for upcoming workshop February 15

January 24, 2023

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. -- Understanding the latest research on irrigation and nutrient management for citrus trees will be the topic of a workshop for citrus growers on Wednesday, February 15, 2023. University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Chris Oswalt, Citrus, Citrus Research And Education Center, Davie Kadyampakeni, Irrigation, Nutrient Management, Workshop

Start 2023 with an educational workshop on citrus insect, mite, and nematode management January 19

December 20, 2022

LAKE ALFRED, FL – Pest management in citrus is continually changing as new discoveries are found and as pests develop resistance to treatments.  A workshop on citrus insect, mite and nematode management will be held Thursday, January 19 from ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Research And Education Center, Larry Duncan, Lauren Diepenbrock, Lebbeck Mealybug, Lukasz Stelinski, Pest Management

2022-2023 UF/IFAS Extension Master Gardener Citrus Picking

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December 20, 2022

It is winter and the temperatures are dropping, the holiday season is upon us, and citrus across the state is ripening on the trees. In this season of giving, have you ever noticed your backyard orange trees produce just too much fruit for ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Charity, Citrus, Clay County, Donation, Fruit, Garden, Gardening, Gleaning, Grapefruit, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Orange, Picking, Tangerine, Volunteer

Citrus greening bacteria’s complex relationship with the tree defense system creates ongoing challenges to scientists

November 22, 2022

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

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Amit Levy, Callose, Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus, Citrus, Citrus Research And Education Center, Plant Pathology, Reactive Oxygen Species

Citrus Flower Bud Advisory Starts for the Season

November 21, 2022

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

Category: Agribusiness
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Flowering Monitor, Citrus Research And Education Center, Flower Bud Advisories, Spray, Tripti Vashisth

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