Tag Archives: greening

Updated: UF’s Plagued Citrus Trees Finally Removed

By and on September 17th, 2013 | Last updated: October 10, 2013 at 1:46 pm

A plan to remove plagued citrus trees from the University of Florida is temporarily halted after a committee in charge bypassed university approval. Six to eight of the infected citrus trees have already been removed by UF’s Physical Plant Division.

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Florida citrus crops drop

By on February 7th, 2013 | Last updated: September 13, 2013 at 11:19 am

A drop in Florida citrus crops could potentially increase prices for consumers. UF, the USDA and citrus growers have been investing time and money to come up with “aggressive” research methods to fight Greening and citrus canker.

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Mechanical harvesting could see growth, despite recent declines in Florida

By on November 26th, 2012 | Last updated: December 13, 2013 at 9:28 am

The use of mechanical harvesting for citrus in Florida declined by about 74 percent in recent seasons, but University of Florida Prof. Bob Ebel said this type of harvesting will grow in the future.

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