All posts tagged "HLB"

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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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    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 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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    Citrus industry’s brand new HLB detector: Dogs

    The Asian citrus psyllid(ACP) and the disease it carries represent perhaps the worst threat to the California...

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    Citrus greening will hit orange yield in 2016

    The global orange market is in crisis, with the average annual growth rates over the last 2...

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