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Improved Estimation Of Citrus Crop Yields

Researchers from the University of Florida developed an algorithm to improve citrus crop-yield estimates, thus ensuring higher productivity and more revenue. Wonsuk [...]

January 29, 2014 // 0 Comments

What Are Fruit Flies Preferences?

It seems as though fruit flies will show up for just about any type of fruit you leave around for them. But when given a choice about where to lay their eggs, those flies [...]

December 6, 2013 // 0 Comments

Fighting Back Against Citrus Greening

American scientists in Fort Pierce, Fla. are helping citrus growers and juice processors address the threat posed by Huanglongbing (HLB), a disease that is costing the citrus [...]

January 26, 2013 // 0 Comments

Citrus Fruit May Reduce Stroke Risk

Eating higher amounts of a compound in citrus fruits, especially oranges and grapefruit, may lower ischemic stroke risk. A compound in citrus fruits may lower your stroke [...]

February 24, 2012 // 0 Comments

Alternative Pesticide For Citrus Discovered

According to a new study published in the Journal of Economic Entomology by University of Florida researchers, a key amino acid essential for human nutrition is also an [...]

January 20, 2012 // 0 Comments