Presentations

2018 Citrus Expo – August 15-16, 2018 Ft. Myers, FL

UF/IFAS Citrus Educational Sessions

Wednesday, August 15 (afternoon session)

Dr. Lukasz Stelinski – Investigations addressing the impact of ACP management on severity of HLB: initial update

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Dr. Christopher Vincent – Using kaolin clay for psyllid management

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Dr. Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski – Antimicrobial strategies for controlling Clas and the Asian citrus psyllid

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Dr. Phil Stansly – Update on pesticide resistance in Asian citrus psyllid populations

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Dr. Jim Graham – Field evaluation of mesh bags for protection of young citrus trees

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Thursday, August 16 (morning session)

Dr. Arnold Schumann – Citrus under protective screen – update and post-hurricane observations

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Dr. Ute Albrecht – Research update: does rootstock propagation method influence citrus tree growth?

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Dr. Tripti Vashisth – Living with HLB: nutrition and irrigation management can improve tree health and productivity

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Dr. Kelly Morgan – Citrus nutrition research leading to revised fertilizer recommendations for HLB-affected trees

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Dr. Ariel Singerman – Economics of high-density citrus plantings in Florida

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Dr. Jude Grosser – New scion and rootstock planting options for Florida growers, with emphasis on fruit quality and disease resistance

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Thursday, August 16 (afternoon session)

Dr. Evan Johnson – Zinkicide for HLB: where efficacy and registration stand

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Dr. Sarah Strauss – Beneficial microbes and other soil amendments for improving citrus: an update

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Dr. Nian Wang – Results of field trials examining trunk injection of bactericides for HLB control

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Dr. Eric Triplett – How a surprising lab result suggests a nutritional means to control HLB

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Dr. Fernando Alferez – Initial observations on the effect of Homobrassinolides on HLB-affected trees in Florida

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Dr. Megan Dewdney – How to know when PFD will strike again

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