All posts tagged "Citrus greening disease"

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    Bipartisan CITRUS Act to save threatened industry

    Rep. Tom Rooney, R-Okeechobee, announced Thursday that he has introduced the bipartisan CITRUS Act, a bill developed with grower input that will help expedite the delivery of the economic assistance needed in the short-term to save the U.S. domestic citrus industry. Joined by Rep. David Valadao, R-California, and Rep. Filemon Vela, D-Texas,...

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    USDA Announces $21.8 Million in Funding for to Combat Citrus Disease

    WASHINGTON, D.C. April 11, 2017 – The U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) National Institute of Food and...

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    Citrus greening is currently the most dangerous disease for citrus

    Huanglongbing (HLB) or “citrus greening” is currently the most devastating disease of citrus worldwide. The disease was first reported in 1919 in China, and again in Brazil in 2004 and discovered in Miami, FL in 2005. Since then, the disease has affected most of Florida’s citrus-producing areas leading to a remarkable 75...

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    Can Algae be the new weapon against Yellow Dragon huanglongbing (HLB)?

    Notimex reports that a group of researchers at the Interdisciplinary Center of Marine Sciences (CICIMAR) of the National Polytechnic Institute of Mexico are researching the applications of algae extracts to combat the “yellow dragon” disease that attacks citrus crops. Scientists conducted an analysis of algae extracts that have bioactive materials that can...

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    What you need to know about the Citrus Disease

    Marie A. C. Langham South Dakota State University In recent years, Florida’s $9 billion commercial citrus industry...

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    What can Australia do against huanglongbing?

    IT IS only a matter of time before huanglongbing, which is also known as citrus greening disease, makes its way to Australia. This was one of the key messages at the Citrus Tech Conference held in Mildura last week. HLB is a bacterial disease that was first found in southern California in...

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    Will USDA and AUM LifeTech save the 40 billion US$ citrus industry?

    PHILADELPHIA, Dec. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ — AUM LifeTech in collaboration with the United States Department of Agriculture...

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    Rio Grande Valley citrus growers vote to control pests

    EDINBURG — Rio Grande Valley citrus growers will vote this month on whether to pool their resources to battle invasive pests and diseases. Brad Cowan, the Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agent in Hidalgo County, said growers will vote on setting up a management zone, approving a maximum assessment rate and electing...

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    The next weapon against Citrus disease: Wasps

    POMONA >> Cal Poly Pomona is training an army of tiny wasps to battle the Asian citrus...

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    Is the Sun Rising or Setting on the Citrus Industry?

    Stephen Futch, Ph.D., Extension Agent, Multi-County with the University of Florida citrus research and education center in...

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