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Category: Agribusiness

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

Martin Zapien in the UF/IFAS Millennium Block

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… Read More

Fungal pathogen effective control for insect associated with citrus greening

Entomopathogenic fungi

#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 disease is… Read More

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

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… Read More