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.
PEPTIDES: What Are They and How They May Help in the Fight Against HLB – On November 18, 2020, Citrus Research and Development Foundation co-hosted this Virtual Educational Session with Florida Citrus Mutual.
Thank you to our presenters:
Brian Thompson, Ph.D., Elemental Enzymes
Mike Irey, US Sugar Corp/Southern Gardens. and Ed Stover, Ph.D., USDA-ARS
Robert Kennedy, Ph.D., Vestaron Corporation
Hailing Jin, Ph.D., UC Riverside
Chris Wozniak, Ph.D., EPA-Biochemical Pesticide Division
Harold Browning, Ph.D., Premier Citrus and William Dawson, Ph.D., Eminent Scholar UF-IFAS CREC & CRDF
The Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc. is pleased to announce its 2021 RFP call for pre-proposals. Please refer to the 2021 RFP Pre-proposal and Full Proposal Instructions for the topics for research, and detailed instructions with links to the Pre-proposal form, the first stage of the funding process.
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CRDF Rootstock Trials Call for Grower Cooperators
The Citrus Research and Development Foundation (CRDF) is in the planning stage of new field trials with the objective of evaluating the most promising citrus rootstocks in grower cooperator fields, projected to be planted in the spring or summer of 2022. The goal of these new trials will be to identify plant material with the traits needed by growers to realize the highest possible pounds solids per acre and increased tree viability in the HLB era. LEARN MORE »
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Upcoming Events and Meetings
Box Tax Advisory Committee, followed by Board of Directors (9:45 a.m.) June 22, 2021 VIEW AGENDA
Governance Committee Mtg June 22, 2021 following the Board of Directors Mtg VIEW AGENDA
Florida Citrus Commission Meeting June 23, 2021 9:00 a.m.
Board of Directors (10:00 a.m.) July 27, 2021 10:00 a.m., Turner Ag Center, Arcadia, FL
Board of Directors (10:00 a.m.) August 18, 2021 10:00 a.m., (Wed.) during the 2021 Florida Citrus Expo at the Lee Civic Center in Fort Myers, FL.