Citrus Greening

HLB Control: A New Potential Method

A University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) researcher has found a material that can be used to silence essential genes within Asian citrus psyllids and in the HLB-causing bacterial pathogen that the psyllids spread.

Can Scientists Speed up Growth of Citrus Trees?

The ability to kick-start the growing process of plants is a superpower that has a universal appeal for producers of all crops. A new University of Florida research project aims to improve citrus plant performance and productivity by providing breeders with traits to enhance the photosynthesis of cultivated crops.