Insect & Disease Update Stories
citrus black spot symptoms
Insect & Disease Update
May 9, 2016
Researcher Cooks Up Possible Solution For Citrus Black Spot
UF/IFAS study shows combination of hot water and essential oils could help prevent postharvest development of fungal foe. Read More
cash money in hand
Insect & Disease Update
April 22, 2016
USDA Grants $22 Million More To Fund Citrus Greening Fight
The agency has invested more than $380 million between 2009 and 2015 to address devastating disease. Read More
reactive vs. proactive illustration from Florida Department of Citrus
Citrus
April 21, 2016
Repeat After Me: I Believe In Florida Citrus
As scientists continue to develop new and innovative ways to combat HLB, we must keep consumers in mind as well. Read More
Grower Jonathan Brown of Bethel Farms inspects his citrus grove.
Insect & Disease Update
April 18, 2016
Survey: 80% Of Florida Citrus Trees Infected By Deadly Disease
Responding growers claim as much as 90% of their total acreage impacted by greening. Read More
New UF/IFAS scientist Liliana Cano
Insect & Disease Update
April 4, 2016
Scientist Set To Join Fray Of Florida’s Citrus Fight
Newly hired UF/IFAS plant pathologist to focus on genome analyses of the most important pathogens affecting the Sunshine State’s signature crop. Read More
An orange life preserver with lifeline
Insect & Disease Update
March 26, 2016
Florida Citrus Growers Thrown A Bactericides Lifeline, Finally [Opinion]
A long-awaited tip of the hat is deserved to everyone involved in bringing these materials to growers’ hands. Read More
healthy piece of citrus
Citrus
March 7, 2016
Crisis Declaration Allows Use Of Bactericides In Florida Citrus
Foliar applications of three products can now be used to fight HLB. Read More
Abandoned citrus grove in Florida
Insect & Disease Update
February 20, 2016
Let’s Lay Waste To Florida’s Abandoned Citrus Groves
Program could help eliminate these havens of HLB bacteria and psyllids. Read More
squeezing an orange
Citrus
February 17, 2016
Influential Growers Call For A Greatly Reduced Florida Department Of Citrus
Proposal would cut agency’s operating budget by more than 75%. Read More
Research Road at UF/IFAS MREC
Insect & Disease Update
February 17, 2016
Florida Citrus Growers Give Landslide Support To Research Order
More than 87% vote to reauthorize program aimed at finding solutions for HLB. Read More
citrus greening symptoms on small trees
Insect & Disease Update
February 9, 2016
University Of Florida Research Receives Nearly $7 Million To Fight Citrus Greening
A big chunk of the federal funding will focus on growing the bacterium in a lab. Read More
A female Diaphorencyrtus aligarhensis shown here is one wasp that specifically targets the Asian citrus psyllid. (Photo credit: Mike Lewis, CISR, UC-Riverside.)
Insect & Disease Update
January 29, 2016
Biology Meets Asian Citrus Psyllid Control
A team of researchers is studying two targeted parasitoid wasps to help prevent the spread of Asian citrus psyllid in the state. Read More
The Latest
Insect & Disease Update
June 14, 2016
Asian Citrus Psyllid, Greening Slated Fo…
Impressive roster of experts to speak at different locations around the Golden State in mid-July. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
June 3, 2016
Scientists Find Sound Way To Trap Citrus…
By using acoustics, USDA researchers are able to lure HLB-carrying pests looking for love. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
May 20, 2016
Yara International Pledges $100,000 To S…
Scholarship will fund University of Florida undergraduate and graduate students. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
May 9, 2016
Researcher Cooks Up Possible Solution Fo…
UF/IFAS study shows combination of hot water and essential oils could help prevent postharvest development of fungal foe. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
April 22, 2016
USDA Grants $22 Million More To Fund Cit…
The agency has invested more than $380 million between 2009 and 2015 to address devastating disease. Read More
Citrus
April 21, 2016
Repeat After Me: I Believe In Florida Ci…
As scientists continue to develop new and innovative ways to combat HLB, we must keep consumers in mind as well. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
April 18, 2016
Survey: 80% Of Florida Citrus Trees Infe…
Responding growers claim as much as 90% of their total acreage impacted by greening. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
April 4, 2016
Scientist Set To Join Fray Of Florida’s …
Newly hired UF/IFAS plant pathologist to focus on genome analyses of the most important pathogens affecting the Sunshine State’s signature crop. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
March 26, 2016
Florida Citrus Growers Thrown A Bacteric…
A long-awaited tip of the hat is deserved to everyone involved in bringing these materials to growers’ hands. Read More
Citrus
March 7, 2016
Crisis Declaration Allows Use Of Bacteri…
Foliar applications of three products can now be used to fight HLB. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 20, 2016
Let’s Lay Waste To Florida’s…
Program could help eliminate these havens of HLB bacteria and psyllids. Read More
Citrus
February 17, 2016
Influential Growers Call For A Greatly R…
Proposal would cut agency’s operating budget by more than 75%. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 17, 2016
Florida Citrus Growers Give Landslide Su…
More than 87% vote to reauthorize program aimed at finding solutions for HLB. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
February 9, 2016
University Of Florida Research Receives …
A big chunk of the federal funding will focus on growing the bacterium in a lab. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
January 29, 2016
Biology Meets Asian Citrus Psyllid Contr…
A team of researchers is studying two targeted parasitoid wasps to help prevent the spread of Asian citrus psyllid in the state. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
January 25, 2016
Asian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Area In …
A zone of nearly 100 square miles has been declared in Fresno County following new detection. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
January 18, 2016
California Asian Citrus Psyllid Quaranti…
Residential quarantine expands in Central Valley, agriculture officials continue to monitor movement of plants and plant materials. Read More
Insect & Disease Update
January 14, 2016
College Rivals Team Up To Fight Citrus G…
Researchers from University of Florida and Florida State University share $4 million USDA grant to help find solution to devastating disease. Read More
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