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    In 2009, the Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc. (CRDF) was formed to coordinate citrus research funding in the face of huanglongbing (HLB, also known as “citrus greening”). While it addresses the full array of citrus research needs, CRDF has focused on HLB because it represents an existential threat to the Florida citrus industry.

  • CRDF

    Thank you, Bobby Barben and Jerry Newlin, for ten years of service on CRDF’s Board of Directors and committees! Your dedication, time and continuing efforts are most appreciated!
    -CRDF Staff and Growers

  • 2019 RFP to Conduct Large-scale Scientific Research Field Trials And Demonstration Projects

    Contractual Services Sought: Design and administer large-scale field trial and/or demonstration programs for the purpose of evaluating the efficacy of various HLB (citrus greening) management practices (further described below), and to collect and manage data in connection to such field trials. LEARN MORE »


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Researcher Spotlight

Meet Researcher: Dr. Denise Manker

Denise Manker, Technical Support, Biologics, Bayer US Crop Science, Research and Development Division.
Interview Project: Establishment and application of tools to allow a systematic approach to identify and characterize hits with confirmed in planta HLB activity.