CRDF Addresses Gaps in Citrus Research Portfolio
A CRDF committee recently completed an extensive analysis of gaps in the industry’s research portfolio and determined a handful of priorities including investigating alternative utilizations of HLB infected fruit. Over the past nine months, the CRDF Industry Research Coordinating Committee met several times to perform… Link to Vol 5 Issue 12 February 2017
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Future CRDF Meetings
Board of Directors – Tuesday, 2/28/2017 at 9:30AM (USHRL in Fort Pierce)
Future 2017 Board Meetings: Tues., March 28, 2017
Tues., April 25, 2017
Tues., May 23, 2017
June tbd (14, 15 or 16) at FCM Annual Conf.
Tues., July 25, 2017
Tues., August 22, 2017
Tues., Sept. 26, 2017
Tues., Oct. 24, 2017 November-December meeting date tbd
Solutions for HLB
CRDF and the Florida citrus industry at large often receive inquiries and communication relating to potential solutions for HLB, ranging from chemical materials to control the vector, Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) to materials that may affect the survival or pathogenicity of the bacterium Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus, which causes the disease.
It has become increasingly difficult to follow up on all of these leads in a timely manner, [Read More…]