Just What Does “Sequencing the Citrus HLB Genome” Really Mean?

Gary Cooper Citrus, Florida

Dr. Calvin Arnold Regarding recent announcements that scientists have sequenced the genome for citrus HLB, some call it a major breakthrough, others say it’s a big step toward a breakthrough. In a rare five part series of reports, Ft. Pierce USDA Horticulture Lab Director Dr Calvin Arnold offers some down-home explanation of just what is going on here.