Citrus Research Officials Hear About USDA Work On HLB

Dan Citrus, Florida

USDA scientist Ed Stover, back to camera, discusses efforts to develop HLB-resistant citrus trees.

Members of the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, which allocates grower dollars for research into HLB, recently met in Fort Pierce and toured the U.S. Department of Agriculture lab there. The focus of the tour was on promising HLB research being conducted, including high-tech efforts to stop HLB-spreading psyllids from feeding on citrus trees. Southeast AgNet’s Ernie Neff has the report.

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