Researchers looking into the possibility that the old Parson Brown orange might fare better than Hamlins in the face of HLB will be funded by the Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF). CRDF Chief Operating Officer Rick Dantzler said the organization agreed to fund the project for $53,000 during its December meeting. The funding had been under consideration for several months and was recommended by the CRDF’s Research Management Committee.
“We’ve noticed that there are a number of Parson Brown groves in the state that are doing better than Hamlin groves right next door,” Dantzler said. “We’re wondering why that is.”
“The challenge is to find the really good …..
Read more about the Parson Brown Research Funded on the Citrus Industry website.