Citrus HLB Research Choice Process A Tedious One

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Peter McClure Citrus growers everywhere seem to be clamoring for some research answers to the growing problem of HLB, or “citrus greening disease”. But they are reminded it takes time for research to produce results and therefore patience and good planning is critical throughout the process. In these two reports, some important insight and information provided by citrus grower Peter McClure who also chairs the Florida Citrus Production Research Advisory Council, known to many growers simply as the “box tax council”. For one thing, McClure explains how a new group called ACT will fit into the process.