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Citrus growers tour of UF/IFAS Citrus Under Protective Screens Houses

January 20, 2021

By ROBIN KOESTOYO FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Citrus growers from several of Florida’s production regions joined researchers recently for a field day inside 14-foot high screenhouses that protect fruit trees from an invasive insect. The insect ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Under Protective Screening, CUPS, Entomology And Nematology, HLB, Horticultural Sciences, Indian River Research And Education Center, Jawwad Qureshi, Rhuanito €Johnny” Ferrarezi, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center

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

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-planning-feature, Research-planning-feature-food-science, Student Research, Sugar Belle, Sugar Belle Kombucha, UF/IFAS Citrus Research And Education Center, Yu Wang
Overhead irrigation in a field

The Role of Micro- and Macro-Nutrients in Rehabilitating HLB Infected Trees

June 15, 2020

Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, an assistant professor studying citrus water and nutrient management at the UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center, was the speaker during the seventh session of the 2020 BMP Summit. Dr. Kadyampakeni discussed the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture, Best Management Practice, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Citrus, Citrus Greening, HLB, Huanglongbing
Overhead irrigation in a field

Citrus Nutrition Recommendations for the New Normal – Citrus Greening

June 11, 2020

Florida is the largest producer of citrus in the U.S., with a ten-billion-dollar industry consisting mostly of juice oranges. However, Florida’s citrus trees have suffered from Huanglongbing (HLB) disease since 2005. The infection rate throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Agriculture, Best Management Practice, Best Management Practices, BMP, BMPs, Citrus, Citrus Greening, HLB, Huanglongbing
Citrus Greening

Homeowners Use Natural Enemy to Fight Citrus Greening

June 20, 2018

The UF / IFAS - St. Lucie County Extension requests homeowners to join hands in fighting against the destructive citrus disease, huanglongbing (HLB), or better known as citrus greening. We are coordinating with the Florida Department of Agriculture ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: #beneficialwasp, #citrusgreening, #fruitcrops, HLB, Tamarixia

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