December 19, 2017

UF/IFAS, Tropicana Test Promising New Citrus Varieties for Greening Tolerance

University of Florida scientists and Tropicana are teaming up to test promising new UF/IFAS-bred citrus varieties for greening tolerance and better-tasting juice. Tolerance means trees are infected and remain infected, but they still perform adequately to make a profit, UF/IFAS researchers say. Resistance means the trees fight off the infection — either reducing the infection to a very low level or getting rid of it completely.


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