Now that the oldest trees in the rapid evaluation system are two years old, growers are looking for a barometer check on their performance.
Opportunity for enhanced data collection process at variety display days could give breeding and research teams a leg up in vetting sensible selections.
The pressure is on to develop a more HLB-tolerant orange.
New easy-peel, seedless varieties offer market potential.
Scientists targeting qualitative and quantitative traits that would take tangerines to a new level.
Progress apparent in pipeline of promising sponsored projects.
Brand new facility to serve as another beacon of hope amid the long shadow of HLB.
While the added revenue that comes with consumer segment trees is nice, an elevated risk of pest pressure cannot be denied.
Breeding efforts helping bridge gap for growers in crisis.
An open dialogue is needed among Florida growers if knowledge is to be employed as a tool to enhance field operations.
Progress on numerous fronts show, for many, the glass is half full.
Industry insiders help clear up misconceptions regarding lab-based production process.
Improved tolerance to devastating disease a major feature of US-1516.
Annual survey shows interest in breakthroughs becoming more intense.
Process is under way to expand unique production method.
Annual report reveals marked decrease in nursery output.
Defining cutting-edge sweet selections presenting problem for growers, processors.