University of Florida Researchers Find Promising New Treatment in Fight to Beat Citrus Greening (Growing America)

University of Florida Researchers Find Promising New Treatment in Fight to Beat Citrus Greening

University of Florida researchers have discovered another possible solution to the plague of citrus greening that is impacting Florida’s citrus groves.  This new information adds to the growing portfolio of knowledge that UF scientists are amassing to fight the disease.

Led by UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences microbiology and cell science professor Claudio Gonzalez, a team of plant pathologists, horticulturists, and citrus breeders identified new management practices that slowed the spread of the damaging bacterium and supported increased fruit yield.

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