UF/IFAS Awarded Funding to Fight Citrus Greening

Four studies aimed to help fight citrus greening at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences have been awarded $13.4 million through the Specialty Crop Initiative Citrus Disease Research and Education (CDRE), made available through the Farm Bill. Citrus greening is a devastating disease for the $10 billion citrus industry in Florida. Some examples of the research that will take place include development of an environmentally safe, systematic bacteriacide and targeting the use of field trials.

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