USDA announces $30 million for citrus greening research

The Agriculture Department awarded $53 million for research to help growers combat citrus greening, a devastating plant disease, and to search for a way to prevent it. First detected near Homestead, Fla., in 2005, and now present throughout the state, the bacterial disease causes fruit to turn green after ripening. Infected trees decline in condition and rarely bear usable… » Read More

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