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UF professor recognized for a career of accomplishment


August 12, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Fred G. Gmitter, Jr., professor of horticulture and citrus breeder at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Citrus Research and Education Center, has been recognized as a 2021 Fellow by the ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: American Society For Horticultural Science, Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Cultivars, Fellow, Fred Gmitter, Genetics, Genomics, Grapefruit, Hlb, Mandarin, Sugar Belle, Varieties

Back to the Future: Citrus breeders look to ancient varieties for modern-day answers


July 26, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- In the ongoing race to find a solution to the devastating citrus greening disease, University of Florida scientists may find the path to the future by looking to the past. In a new study, published in Nature Communications, ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Pests & Disease
Tags: Ancestral Lineages, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, East Asia, Fred Gmitter, Genetics, Genomes, Japan, Joint Genome Institute, Mandarin, Ryuku Islands

UF-developed mandarin shows increased tolerance to greening


May 16, 2017

  GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- While citrus greening disease has blemished the Florida industry, University of Florida scientists have developed a mandarin hybrid that seems to be winning the battle. Now, researchers are learning what makes ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Fred Gmitter, Hybrid, Jude Grosser, Mandarin, Matabolites, Nabil Killiny, News, Plant Pathology, Tolerant, Volatiles

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