Varieties & Rootstocks Stories
illustration showing data taken and recorded on new citrus varieties
Varieties & Rootstocks
September 20, 2016
Is Citrus Ready To Break Out Of The Bubble?
Opportunity for enhanced data collection process at variety display days could give breeding and research teams a leg up in vetting sensible selections. Read More
sweet-orange like hybrid peel
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 22, 2016
Florida Citrus Breeders Squeezed For Time
The pressure is on to develop a more HLB-tolerant orange. Read More
Chuck Allison of Spring Valley Farms inspects a young citrus tree
Citrus
August 18, 2016
Florida Farmer Takes Fresh Approach To Growing Citrus
New easy-peel, seedless varieties offer market potential. Read More
UF/IFAS researcher Fred Gmitter checking mandarin citrus trees
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 15, 2016
Genetic Markers Point Way To Breeding Better Mandarin Oranges
Scientists targeting qualitative and quantitative traits that would take tangerines to a new level. Read More
Citrus variety development white board illustration
Varieties & Rootstocks
July 16, 2016
For Citrus Variety Development, The Drawing Board Is Full
Progress apparent in pipeline of promising sponsored projects. Read More
AgroMillora's new tissue culture facility in Wildwood, FL
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 14, 2016
Florida Citrus Tissue Culture Lab Opens To Great Expectations
Brand new facility to serve as another beacon of hope amid the long shadow of HLB. Read More
Dooryard citrus tree in Florida
Varieties & Rootstocks
April 16, 2016
Dealing With The Dooryard Citrus Dilemma
While the added revenue that comes with consumer segment trees is nice, an elevated risk of pest pressure cannot be denied. Read More
Humorous take on the theory of evolution for citrus
Varieties & Rootstocks
March 23, 2016
Unnatural Selection Significant In Evolution Of Citrus
Breeding efforts helping bridge gap for growers in crisis. Read More
an illustration of a tornado of oranges surrounded by flat Stanlies
Varieties & Rootstocks
February 17, 2016
Progress Surrounding Citrus Being Sucked Into A Vacuum
An open dialogue is needed among Florida growers if knowledge is to be employed as a tool to enhance field operations. Read More
Florida EV1 Valencia hybrid oranges
Varieties & Rootstocks
January 20, 2016
Struggling Citrus Sector Has Lifeline In New Variety Development
Progress on numerous fronts show, for many, the glass is half full. Read More
Citrus tissue culture sample
Varieties & Rootstocks
December 22, 2015
Citrus Tissue Culture Practice Makes Perfect
Industry insiders help clear up misconceptions regarding lab-based production process. Read More
USDA Wheeler Citrus Rootstock Trial in Lake Wales, FL
Varieties & Rootstocks
December 3, 2015
HLB-Induced Urgency Spurs Release Of New Citrus Rootstock
Improved tolerance to devastating disease a major feature of US-1516. Read More
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Varieties & Rootstocks
November 29, 2016
Open Forum To Help Put More Florida Citr…
Growers, nurseries, and industry stakeholders invited to review and discuss pros and cons of rapid release program. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
November 18, 2016
Florida Citrus Connecting The Dots On Pr…
From modern mandarins, to the latest allure of lemons, progression is palpable. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
October 19, 2016
How Is The Citrus FAST TRACK Program Far…
Now that the oldest trees in the rapid evaluation system are two years old, growers are looking for a barometer check on their performance. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
September 20, 2016
Is Citrus Ready To Break Out Of The Bubb…
Opportunity for enhanced data collection process at variety display days could give breeding and research teams a leg up in vetting sensible selections. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 22, 2016
Florida Citrus Breeders Squeezed For Tim…
The pressure is on to develop a more HLB-tolerant orange. Read More
Citrus
August 18, 2016
Florida Farmer Takes Fresh Approach To G…
New easy-peel, seedless varieties offer market potential. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
August 15, 2016
Genetic Markers Point Way To Breeding Be…
Scientists targeting qualitative and quantitative traits that would take tangerines to a new level. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
July 16, 2016
For Citrus Variety Development, The Draw…
Progress apparent in pipeline of promising sponsored projects. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
May 14, 2016
Florida Citrus Tissue Culture Lab Opens …
Brand new facility to serve as another beacon of hope amid the long shadow of HLB. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
April 16, 2016
Dealing With The Dooryard Citrus Dilemma
While the added revenue that comes with consumer segment trees is nice, an elevated risk of pest pressure cannot be denied. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
March 23, 2016
Unnatural Selection Significant In Evolu…
Breeding efforts helping bridge gap for growers in crisis. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
February 17, 2016
Progress Surrounding Citrus Being Sucked…
An open dialogue is needed among Florida growers if knowledge is to be employed as a tool to enhance field operations. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
January 20, 2016
Struggling Citrus Sector Has Lifeline In…
Progress on numerous fronts show, for many, the glass is half full. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
December 22, 2015
Citrus Tissue Culture Practice Makes Per…
Industry insiders help clear up misconceptions regarding lab-based production process. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
December 3, 2015
HLB-Induced Urgency Spurs Release Of New…
Improved tolerance to devastating disease a major feature of US-1516. Read More
Citrus
December 3, 2015
8 Trends Shaping The Future Of Florida C…
Annual survey shows interest in breakthroughs becoming more intense. Read More
Varieties & Rootstocks
November 17, 2015
Scions Might Be Joining Rootstocks In Ci…
Process is under way to expand unique production method. Read More
Citrus
October 9, 2015
Citrus Budwood Data Squeeze Divulges Dow…
Annual report reveals marked decrease in nursery output. Read More