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Citrus Flower Bud Advisories Resume for 2021-22


December 6, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — The University of Florida will resume providing growers regular flower bud advisories as the critical time for citrus grove management begins this winter. UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences associate professor ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Flowering Monitor, Citrus Research, Control, Flower Bud Advisories, Horticultural Sciences, Tripti Vashisth, UF/IFAS Citrus Research And Education Center

UF research: Mesh covers protect citrus trees from psyllids that transmit greening disease


November 30, 2021

IMMOKALEE, Fla. --- About four years ago, Fernando Alferez started to test if citrus trees grown inside a protective mesh cover could be kept safe from the potential deadly Asian citrus psyllid. The psyllid, a bug the size of a pin, injects ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research, Citrus Trees, Fernando Alferez, Horticultural Sciences, Individual Protective Covers, Mesh, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center

University of Florida citrus faculty secure federal funding in ongoing fight against citrus greening


November 18, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla -- University of Florida citrus researchers continue to provide innovative leadership in the fight against the devastating disease Huanglongbing, also known as citrus greening disease. The USDA National Institute of Food and ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Australian Limes, Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus, Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Entomology And Nematology, Food And Resource Economics, Germplasm, Grants, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Huanglongbing, Hybrid, Individual Protective Covers, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Pathogen, Peptides, Plant Pathology, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, USDA-NIFA

Citrus growers can get answers to their questions about growing citrus in the HLB-era at upcoming UF/IFAS CREC open house


November 3, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — Citrus growers can get answers to some of the most pressing questions about successfully and safely growing citrus in the HLB-era at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Citrus Research ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Australian Lime Genetics, Biological Tools, Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research And Education Center, Flavor, Hlb, Open House And Field Day, Pest Management, Water And Nutrient Management

Fungal pathogen effective control for insect associated with citrus greening


October 5, 2021

By ROBIN KOESTOYO 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 citrus greening---the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus Greening, Cordyceps Javanica, Fungus, Indian River Research And Education Center, Insecticides, Integrated Pest Management, Pasco Avery

New UF Extension Agent in Highlands County Eager to Work with Growers


September 20, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, FL – Lourdes Pérez Cordero did not grow up in a citrus-growing family, but you wouldn’t know that after meeting her. Pérez, who recently started her position as the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Research And Education Center, Extension, Growers, Highlands County, Lourdes Pérez Cordero

2021 Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute goes virtual


March 17, 2021

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, FLA -- The annual Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute hosted by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Extension county citrus agents will be held on April 6. The event will be delivered via ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Biological Control, Chris Oswalt, Citrus, Florida Citrus Growers’ Institute, Lebbeck Mealybug, UF/IFAS Extension, Virtual

University of Florida researchers discover new way to potentially control citrus greening


March 16, 2021

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, FLA-- University of Florida researchers have discovered another key resource in their ongoing pursuit to find solutions to fight Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening disease. The discovery brings the potential ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Entomology And Nematology, Gene Silencing, Genes, Huanglongbing, Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Psyllid Management, Single-stranded Nucleic Acids

Citrus growers tour of UF/IFAS Citrus Under Protective Screens Houses


January 20, 2021

By ROBIN KOESTOYO FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Citrus growers from several of Florida’s production regions joined researchers recently for a field day inside 14-foot high screenhouses that protect fruit trees from an invasive insect. The insect ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Under Protective Screening, CUPS, Entomology And Nematology, Hlb, Horticultural Sciences, Indian River Research And Education Center, Jawwad Qureshi, Rhuanito €Johnny” Ferrarezi, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center

UF flower bud advisories resume


November 24, 2020

BY RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- The University of Florida will resume providing growers regular flower bud advisories as the critical time for citrus grove management begins this winter. UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences assistant ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Farm Management, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Citrus Blooms, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Flower Bud Advisories, Grove Management, Horticultural Sciences, Pesticide, Tripti Vashisth

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