News tagged with citrus production

Calif. pest trapper helps thwart citrus disease

(AP) -- On a bright July morning, Adam Marler punched locations into a GPS device and set off in his pickup truck from Fresno into the back roads and citrus orchards of California's Central Valley.

dateJul 15, 2011 in Ecology
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Jamaica bans sale of citrus plants to control pest

(AP) -- Jamaica has shuttered all citrus nurseries across the tropical country to try and check an invasive pest that carries a fast-spreading bacteria capable of devastating its $43 million commercial industry, officials ...

dateJul 06, 2011 in Ecology
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Destructive citrus greening disease affecting Florida

Urgency, cooperation, and persistent management are needed among producers, processors, government officials, and scientists while solutions are developed and implemented to combat the citrus greening disease threatening ...

dateMar 23, 2010 in Ecology
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