Is Spinach the Answer for Citrus Greening?

Dan Citrus, Florida

Researchers at many universities are working on a citrus greening cure, but among the most aggressive and unusual experiments are those being conducted at Texas A&M University and Southern Gardens Citrus by Dr. Erik Mirkov. He alters the DNA of an orange by adding a gene found in spinach. The gene appears to be resistant to the greening bacteria.

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