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Search for Solution to Citrus Huanglongbing Outbreak Continues

By 01/31/2019 February 1st, 2019 No Comments

1/28/19: Huanglongbing, or Citrus Greening Disease, is a a disease of citrus caused by a vector-transmitted pathogen spread by the Asian citrus psyllid. Florida has been the most affected, but farmers are reporting production recovery, and California and Texas producers haven’t reported any drop in production. Nutrition programs to improve root health have been implemented, and scientists have developed root stocks with higher genetic tolerance to Citrus Greening.

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