California Researchers Work Toward Early HLB Detection

Randall Weiseman Citrus, Florida

Leaves infected with HLB

Although the Florida citrus industry may have some slight differences compared to the California citrus industry, in the face of citrus greening disease the two industries are one and the same. Now, the brightest minds of both states are working to detect, manage and control this devastating disease.

Most recently, University of California researchers have been working to find methods for early detection of Huanglongbing (HLB), or citrus greening disease. AgNet West’s Taylor Hillman has the story.