Nearly 700 infected trees were detected in 2018, more than double the number found in 2017, though none – yet – in commercial groves.
Bullet HLB combines disease management and enhanced nutrition to improve tree health.
Annual industry conference attendees in good spirits despite tough year.
National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine calls for both basic and applied research for short- and long-term solutions.
Nearly $17 million will support important research projects aimed at helping growers live with the disease.
Florida slips to No. 2 as its orange groves have been decimated by HLB, especially in the wake of Hurricane Irma.
Riverside County has a storied history of citrus production and is home to California Citrus State Historic Park, which preserves the cultural landscape of the citrus industry.
USDA prepares impact statement on technology that introduces a spinach defensin protein into trees via the tristeza virus.
Agency has invested $57 million on the deadly citrus disease since 2014.
EPA Section 18 re-issued for treatment of HLB-infected trees.
Program sponsored by Bayer allows growers to identify and request removal of abandoned trees that pose a threat to their groves.
Elizabeth Steger estimates crop will drop by 26%.
Bayer and California Citrus Mutual have teamed up to help protect the state’s commercial citrus industry from deadly citrus greening.
Not even an El Niño-fueled, two-day soaker can keep a flood of attendees from the annual gathering.
A zone of nearly 100 square miles has been declared in Fresno County following new detection.
H.J. Baker says product aims to improve root density and nutrient uptake.
California Citrus Mutual and the Citrus Research Board to hold citrus greening meeting Dec. 1 at the Visalia Convention Center.