This morning Bayer teamed up with the Citrus Research and Development Foundation to find solutions to the devastating Citrus Greening disease. During the partnership press conference the organizations signed a research collaboration agreement. Pictured are (l-r) Adrian Percy, Head of R&D, Bayer, Tom Jerkins, citrus grower & President of CRDF and Dr. Harold Browning, COO, CRDF.
A disease causing some real problems for citrus growers in the U.S. is citrus greening disease, also called Huanglongbing or HBL. The bacterial disease poses no threat to humans, but its effect on the trees can be devastating. Disco...
The Organic Center has received a $5,000 matching grant from San Francisco-based RSF Social Finance to pursue organic solutions for citrus greening disease.
The Organic Center has raised $20,417 in its first crowd funding drive, part of a campaign on behalf of research seeking organic approaches to citrus greening disease.
Setting 2015 research priorities to combat citrus greening disease, the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s citrus disease subcommittee meeting is set for Dec. 9-10 in Lake Alfred, Fla.