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Category: Horticulture

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

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

UF graduate student named Chateaubriand Fellow to join expert team on biotrophic rust fungal pathogens to study sugarcane orange rust disease

Daniela Cardenas examines sugarcane orange rust spores under a microscope

FORT PIERCE, Fla.— A plant pathology doctoral candidate who investigates disease-related effectors from a sugarcane fungal pathogen is a 2021-2022 Chateaubriand Fellow. Daniela Cárdenas, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food… Read More