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Olive tests to determine viability for commercial industry in Florida

UF/IFAS tests olives in Florida to determine possible commercial industry

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February 2, 2023

FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Most of the world’s olives grow in southern European countries, such as Spain and Italy. In the United States, California has more than 30,000 acres dedicated to the commodity. But Florida may be the next agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research,
Tags: FAMU Partnership, Jay, Lorenzo Rossi, Olives
Martin Zapien in the UF/IFAS Millennium Block

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

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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

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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
UF/IFAS-IRREC Millennium Block

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

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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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