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University of Florida awarded key federal grants to continue fight against citrus greening


October 22, 2020

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers hope to discover new methods to help citrus growers fight the deadly citrus greening (or Huanglongbing) disease with cost effective, long-term sustainable treatments with ... READ MORE

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Tags: Amit Levy, Asian Citrus Psyllid, Bryony Bonning, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Entomology And Nematology, Grants, Huanglongbing, Michael Rogers, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Plant Pathology, Rootstocks, Scions, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Zhonglin Mou

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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