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Category: Agriculture

Kelly Carruthers in the field

Local University of Florida Ph.D. student garners award from experts in invasive science


May 26, 2022

FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- A former high school student teacher, a local University of Florida graduate student fostered an ability to teach school children that a group of insects would probably take down one of Florida’s most invasive trees. The ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #MinteerLab, #Ph.D. Candidate
Martin Zapien in the UF/IFAS Millennium Block

Citrus growers join UF researchers for a field day of emerging answers


October 18, 2021

FORT PIERCE, Fla.---More than 50 citrus growers and researchers attended a field day to view 154 new citrus scion-rootstock combinations---some of which will result in the production of market-ready fruit from trees that tolerate the most serious ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: #MillenniumBlock #citrushorticulture #citrusgreening #IndianRiverDistrict, #rootstock-scion Combinations
Entomopathogenic fungi

Fungal pathogen effective control for insect associated with citrus greening


October 1, 2021

#EntomopathogenicFungi #EPF #PascoAvery #CordycepsJavanica FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide---and now it has a formidable enemy in a fungal pathogen. The ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Food Safety, Health & Nutrition, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research

Florida citrus growers and stakeholders invited to experimental citrus varieties exhibition drive-through event


September 9, 2021

FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- Florida citrus growers are invited to view which of the new 154 citrus scion and rootstock combinations of grapefruit, pummelo, mandarin, and navel oranges, some of which show early tolerance for the most serious citrus ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Events, Horticulture
Tags: #FloridaCitrus #HLB #UFIFAS #CitrusGreening #RootstockScionVarieties #MartinZapien #TomJames #UFIFASIRREC

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