Unique Gainesville, FL-based breeding program focusing on mandarin hybrids.
Variety display day results show Florida citrus research and development is on the right track.
Unique approaches and techniques being employed to sustain and squeeze more out of critical research.
Rapid increase of new scion varieties becoming a challenge.
Demand for inventory to rise as USDA’s Tree Assistance Program pushes new plantings.
Five HLB-tolerant rootstocks to be evaluated in three main growing regions of Florida.
Experimental material forcing producers to roll the dice.
Stakeholders work rapidly to smooth out any kinks in the FAST TRACK.
Industry stakeholders are working on a rapid release model for processed varieties.
Meetings scheduled to launch three FAST TRACK selections
The new repository in LaCrosse gives the Florida citrus industry hope from which to build.
The FAST TRACK evaluation program is set for its second run, and it has three promising cultivars in tow.
Field trials are next step in the process to identify quality cultivars.
An easy-peel mandarin and a unique navel orange-like variety headed for Fast Track release option.
Newly released rootstock selections offer producers a foundation of hope for the future.
Official dedication ceremony kicks off a new era of relevant research.
Even in the throes of HLB, there is confidence growing in the industry’s future.