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What to do if disease-carrying Asian Citrus Psyllid is found on California Citrus Trees

What to do if disease-carrying Asian Citrus Psyllid is found on California Citrus Trees | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
If you find this disease-carrying insect or evidence of HLB infection on your citrus trees, contact the California Department of Food and Agriculture.

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Florida Scientific Research Team Develops 3D Printed Insect Trap to Stave Off Crop Damage

Florida Scientific Research Team Develops 3D Printed Insect Trap to Stave Off Crop Damage | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Florida has a big problem with small bugs, but 3D printing may be the state’s unexpected and simple solution to fighting the tiny tyrants called Asian cit
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NASS: California Navel orange estimate is 81 million cartons | Orchard Crops content from Western Farm Press

NASS: California Navel orange estimate is 81 million cartons | Orchard Crops content from Western Farm Press | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
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U.S. Congressmen visit Texas A&M AgriLife’s front line of defense against invasive pests, diseases

U.S. Congressmen visit Texas A&M AgriLife’s front line of defense against invasive pests, diseases | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
WESLACO – Two U.S. Congressmen learned firsthand recently the efforts Texas A&M AgriLife scientists are making in South Texas to keep invasive pests and diseases from threatening the country’s food supply, including one pair that threatens the future of the citrus industry.
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Lime Costs Back to Normal After Spike in Prices This Past Year - Guardian Liberty Voice

Lime Costs Back to Normal After Spike in Prices This Past Year - Guardian Liberty Voice | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
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Lime Costs Back to Normal After Spike in Prices This Past Year
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The limepocalypse seems to have come to an end.
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Millions allocated for citrus greening research

Federal agriculture officials are allocating millions of dollars toward research to solve problems caused by the devastating citrus greening.
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How to HACK Your Booze

How to HACK Your Booze | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Hacking's not cheating if it's done the right way. The right way is the way that gets you drunk. (How to get drunk off of gummy bears and oranges. So cool!
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Shortage Of Mexican Limes Makes Us Weep Into Our Margaritas

Shortage Of Mexican Limes Makes Us Weep Into Our Margaritas | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
If you’ve noticed margarita prices go up, it may be because there’s a shortage of Mexican limes that is driving the price of the fruit toward el cielo.
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Mexico's 'green gold': Growers guard limes as prices rise

Mexico's 'green gold': Growers guard limes as prices rise | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Limes have always been a coveted crop in Mexico, but a combination of poor winter weather, plagues and threats from organized crime have caused production to plunge and prices to rise.
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Officials: Citrus plant disease — already in Hidalgo County and Harlingen ... - Monitor

Officials: Citrus plant disease — already in Hidalgo County and Harlingen ... - Monitor | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Officials: Citrus plant disease — already in Hidalgo County and Harlingen ...
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... tested can call the TexaSweet Office at (956) 580-1917 for more information.
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Comparing apples with oranges

Comparing apples with oranges | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
A fruity look at unrelated variablesNOTHING rankles data mavens more than analysing two things that ought not be compared. Cricket and baseball. Basho and Proust....
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'Backpackers' targeting Queensland's fruit fly - Agriculture - Horticulture - General News - The Land

'Backpackers' targeting Queensland's fruit fly - Agriculture - Horticulture - General News - The Land | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
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Citrus Sculpture Festival Inspired by 20,000 Leagues under the Sea

Citrus Sculpture Festival Inspired by 20,000 Leagues under the Sea | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Imagine how wonderful it must smell! Menton, France's annual Lemon Festival (or Fete du Citron) is now underway where giant sculptures are created with thousa…
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Can Genetically Modifying an Orange With a Spinach Gene Save Florida’s Crop?

Can Genetically Modifying an Orange With a Spinach Gene Save Florida’s Crop? | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
As disease continues to devastate Florida’s groves, field trials of a genetically modified orange tree are “showing promise”
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RIVERSIDE: Scientists, park officials strive to keep legendary orange tree alive

RIVERSIDE: Scientists, park officials strive to keep legendary orange tree alive | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
News: RIVERSIDE: Scientists dedicate themselves to keep mother navel orange tree alive | tree, citrus, trees, ucr, navel, says, city, orange, mother, vidalakis
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USDA offers money to growers affected by citrus greening

USDA offers money to growers affected by citrus greening | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
While researchers in Immokalee try to find a solution to citrus greening, the USDA is offering up money to growers whose crop have been impacted by the disease.
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U.S. Lemon Lovers Tasting Bitter Price Shock From Drought

U.S. Lemon Lovers Tasting Bitter Price Shock From Drought | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
First it was the surge in beef prices, and then seafood went through the roof. Now you can add lemons to the growing list of ingredients cutting into profit on the menu at Joe’s Seafood, Prime Steak & Stone Crab.
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Citrus Pest Management

Check out what Jamie Burrow from UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center had to say at last year's Florida Small Farms & Alternative Enterprises confere...
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Virus-Based RNAi Used to Control Huanglongbing- Crop Biotech Update ( 4/10/2014 ) | ISAAA.org/KC

Virus-Based RNAi Used to Control Huanglongbing- Crop Biotech Update ( 4/10/2014 ) | ISAAA.org/KC | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Virus-Based RNAi Used to Control Huanglongbing: Virus-based vectors have been used as laboratory tools for short term experiments on herbaceous plants. They are stable enough to be used for introduc...
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A Race to Save the Orange by Altering Its DNA

A Race to Save the Orange by Altering Its DNA | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Growers turned to genetics in hopes of building a tougher orange tree. But would the public accept genetically modified food?
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Health Blog | Oranges are a good source of potassium, a mineral...

Health Blog | Oranges are a good source of potassium, a mineral... | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Oranges are a good source of potassium, a mineral that’s essential for heart health (Oranges are a good source of potassium, a mineral that’s...
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Is the Lime an Endangered Species? - NYTimes.com

Is the Lime an Endangered Species? - NYTimes.com | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Resource scarcity, species extinction, Mexican drug cartels—this one abounds with weak signals: The End of Limes. http://t.co/cIC4AwXZKH
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16 Health Benefits of Lemons

16 Health Benefits of Lemons | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Lemons are acidic to the taste, but are alkaline forming in the body. Find out what makes them so healthy and so enjoyed. (RT @bamco_lu: Did you know lemon trees can produce between 500-600 pounds of lemons per year?
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Praise for efforts to keep citrus disease away

Praise for efforts to keep citrus disease away | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Australia remains free of the world's worst citrus disease, and researchers are in Asia to help control it there.
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Citrus tristeza virus-based RNAi in citrus plants induces gene silencing in Diaphorina citri, a phloem-sap sucking insect vector of citrus greening disease (Huanglongbing)

Citrus tristeza virus-based RNAi in citrus plants induces gene silencing in Diaphorina citri, a phloem-sap sucking insect vector of citrus greening disease (Huanglongbing) | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
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Plant pathologist to head USDA's unified multi-agency HLB group

Plant pathologist to head USDA's unified multi-agency HLB group | Citrus Science | Scoop.it
Mary Palm, a U.S. Department of Agriculture plant pathologist based in Riverdale, Md., has been chosen to lead the agency's Huanglongbing Multi-Agency Coordination Group.
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