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Millet

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What Is The Rest Of The World Doing About Citrus Greening
« on: October 13, 2014, 05:04:15 PM »
Florida citrus grower have taxed themselves and spent over $70 million in the last five years with no cure in sight. HLB is world-wide with very little research being done anywhere except in the United States. The Florida government officials recognize the economic impact citrus has upon the state if greening is not cured. In a study conducted by the University of Florida, citrus has over a $9 billion yearly impact with 76,000 jobs at risk upon the state. Congress and the USDA also understand the devastation of this disease and the limited research that is being done with no cure on the horizon. - Millet

 

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