This Week's Topic:

Citrus Greening Disease

Citrus greening disease poses no risk to animals or humans but is destructive to citrus. This bacterial disease is thought to have originated in China in the early 1900s. It's spread by insects which means there is a science opportunity to prevent it from devastating Florida and other countries too. But activists have been promoting concerns that the science might be worse than the disease.

To try and separate real concerns from health scares, we've gathered experts to discuss what it is, what we risk if we fail to act properly, and what solutions may be coming.
The Insect Spreading Citrus Death

In recent years the citrus industry has suffered a dramatic decrease in production. The iconic...

Fighting The Yellow Dragon – The War To Save Florida Citrus

This is the first of a series of articles on Huanglongbing (Citrus Greening Disease) that is devastating...

Citrus Greening Disease's Gut-Wrenching Effect On Insect Vector

The bacterium that causes citrus greening disease, Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus (CLas), is...

Lasers May Provide A Cure For Citrus Greening Disease

Florida's citrus industry has been struggling with citrus greening, also known as Huanglongbing...

Citrus Greening Disease Continues To Spread

Since being found in Florida just a little more than a year and a half ago, citrus greening disease...

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