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UF researchers help citrus industry

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University of Florida scientists are looking into some ways to improve the citrus industry in Florida and around the world. Recently, they’ve pioneered some progress for oranges in particular. Florida’s 89.1 WUFT FM’s Laura McKeeman brings us more on a first for the citrus industry happening right here in your backyard.

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