Citrus Industry magazine

Citrus Industry magazine

February 2021

CATEGORY: Business

Protecting trees from disease is the theme of the February issue of Citrus Industry. Foliar citrus diseases that could appear in Florida this season include citrus canker, greasy spot, melanose, black spot and postbloom fruit drop. Learn which diseases are more likely to occur and how best to treat them. Stem pitting disease caused by citrus tristeza virus is another article topic. Growers can find out more about this complex disease and how it is transmitted. An article describing three computer models will help growers improve their disease management efforts by identifying the best times to spray for problems. Fewer pests will lead to less disease, so be sure to see the February CEU article on the goals of pest management. Listen to the latest episode of the All In For Citrus Podcast for an update on the nutrition box program, shade research results, and details on a new project to analyze compounds used against HLB.

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