Four researchers from around the country summarized their work on culturing the causal agent of HLB and agreed to consider a large, joint culturing project. The Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) hosted the panel discussion on Nov. 5 about culturing Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas).
CRDF organized the presentation after receiving a request for funding of a CLas culturing project from Washington State University researcher David Gang. “We realized at the staff level that we had a knowledge gap” regarding CLas culturing and decided to convene the panel, CRDF Chief Operating Officer Rick Dantzler said.
Gang was one of …..
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