Insect & Disease Update Stories
Insect & Disease UpdateCalifornia’s Citrus Growers Face More Challenges Than Huanglongbing
August 27, 2015
As a kid growing up we all remember the arrival of Barnum & Bailey’s circus. The ads, the posters, the Read More
citrus fruit drop in a Florida grove
Insect & Disease UpdateDevice Created To Help Get A Leg Up On Citrus Fruit Drop
August 13, 2015
UF/IFAS-developed imaging system will help identify problem areas in the grove. Read More
Michael Rogers testifies before congress about HLB
Insect & Disease UpdateCitrus Greening Fight Goes To Washington
August 13, 2015
New Citrus Research and Education director informs Congress of the dire threat presented by HLB. Read More
Asian citrus psyllid closeup
Insect & Disease UpdateStudy: Citrus Greening Bacterium Gives Vector Unexpected Boost
August 4, 2015
Researchers find Asian citrus psyllids can travel further and more often once carrying the deadly disease. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateSecond Case In A Month Of Citrus Greening In California
July 24, 2015
More trees testing positive for disease within close proximity of original find. Read More
cluster of ripening Florida grapefruit
Grapefruit & SpecialtyEmergency Exemption OK’d For FireWall 50 WP To Combat Canker On Florida Grapefruit
July 13, 2015
EPA issues specific exception under provisions of Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act for the use of product on up to 54,000 acres of fresh market fruit. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateCitrus Greening Found For Second Time In California
July 13, 2015
Citrus greening has been found for the second time in California. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and Read More
money
Insect & Disease Update$1 Million Citrus Greening Research Project Gets Green Light
July 7, 2015
Funding approved in Florida's state budget to bolster development of beneficial bacteria-infused product. Read More
2015 Florida Citrus Industry Annual Conference crowd
CitrusFlorida Citrus Growers’ Resolve Put To The Test
June 22, 2015
During annual conference, industry leaders call for an ‘all in’ approach to survive current crisis. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateAsian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Expanded Again In California
June 22, 2015
Following an Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) find in San Luis Obispo County in May the California Department of Food and Read More
smartphone app for citrus greening
Insect & Disease UpdateNew Smartphone App Developed To Help Put Citrus Pests In Their Place
June 19, 2015
Free program allows growers to multiple variables to determine the best pesticide to use. Read More
CitrusEPA Approves Experimental Use Permit Of Spinach Trait To Fight Greening
May 8, 2015
Agency allows potential breakthrough to move forward for further testing. Read More
The Latest
CitrusResearchers Use Wasps To Protect Citrus Trees From Gree…
September 2, 2015
A recent story in the Los Angeles Times highlights some of the new research being conducted in the fight against Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateProducts To Help Your Trees Fight Off Citrus Greening
August 31, 2015
Tree decline is one of the major components of citrus greening disease or huanglongbing (HLB). Vectored by the Asian citrus Read More
CitrusMany HLB Finds In California
August 30, 2015
Scientists always said it was just a matter of time, but having an incurable disease like Huanglongbing infect the state’s citrus is jarring. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateCalifornia’s Citrus Growers Face More Challenges Than H…
August 27, 2015
As a kid growing up we all remember the arrival of Barnum & Bailey’s circus. The ads, the posters, the Read More
citrus fruit drop in a Florida grove
Insect & Disease UpdateDevice Created To Help Get A Leg Up On Citrus Fruit Dro…
August 13, 2015
UF/IFAS-developed imaging system will help identify problem areas in the grove. Read More
Michael Rogers testifies before congress about HLB
Insect & Disease UpdateCitrus Greening Fight Goes To Washington
August 13, 2015
New Citrus Research and Education director informs Congress of the dire threat presented by HLB. Read More
Asian citrus psyllid closeup
Insect & Disease UpdateStudy: Citrus Greening Bacterium Gives Vector Unexpecte…
August 4, 2015
Researchers find Asian citrus psyllids can travel further and more often once carrying the deadly disease. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateSecond Case In A Month Of Citrus Greening In California
July 24, 2015
More trees testing positive for disease within close proximity of original find. Read More
cluster of ripening Florida grapefruit
Grapefruit & SpecialtyEmergency Exemption OK’d For FireWall 50 WP To Combat C…
July 13, 2015
EPA issues specific exception under provisions of Section 18 of the Federal Insecticide, Fungicide, and Rodenticide Act for the use of product on up to 54,000 acres of fresh market fruit. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateCitrus Greening Found For Second Time In California
July 13, 2015
Citrus greening has been found for the second time in California. The California Department of Food and Agriculture (CDFA) and Read More
money
Insect & Disease Update$1 Million Citrus Greening Research Project Gets Green …
July 7, 2015
Funding approved in Florida's state budget to bolster development of beneficial bacteria-infused product. Read More
2015 Florida Citrus Industry Annual Conference crowd
CitrusFlorida Citrus Growers’ Resolve Put To The Test
June 22, 2015
During annual conference, industry leaders call for an ‘all in’ approach to survive current crisis. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateAsian Citrus Psyllid Quarantine Expanded Again In Calif…
June 22, 2015
Following an Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) find in San Luis Obispo County in May the California Department of Food and Read More
smartphone app for citrus greening
Insect & Disease UpdateNew Smartphone App Developed To Help Put Citrus Pests I…
June 19, 2015
Free program allows growers to multiple variables to determine the best pesticide to use. Read More
CitrusEPA Approves Experimental Use Permit Of Spinach Trait T…
May 8, 2015
Agency allows potential breakthrough to move forward for further testing. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateAsian Citrus Psyllid: California Round-Up
April 30, 2015
Huge threat to the industry continues spreading throughout the Golden State. Read More
citrus black spot symptoms
Insect & Disease UpdateCitrus Black Spot Rears Its Ugly Head Again In Southwes…
April 20, 2015
Recent confirmed findings of the fungal malady forces USDA-APHIS to expand regulated area. Read More
Insect & Disease UpdateMore California Citrus Placed Under Psyllid Quarantine
March 27, 2015
Asian citrus psyllid is found in Madera County – the heart of the San Joaquin Valley. Read More