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2014 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute


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Program Agenda

Tuesday, April 8, 2014

8:00 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Ms. Laurie Hurner, CES, Sebring, FL

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Citrus Root Mass and Root Health
Moderator: Dr. Mongi Zekri, CES, LaBelle, FL

8:40 AM - Understanding Citrus Root Mass Issues - Dr. Evan Johnson, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

9:10 AM - Managing Citrus Fibrous Root Loss due to HLB - Dr. Jim Graham, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

9:40 AM - Other Contributors to Citrus Root Mass Loss - Dr. Larry Duncan, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

10:15 AM - Break

Strategies for Countering HLB
Moderator: Dr. Steve Futch, CES, Lake Alfred, FL

10:25 AM - Optimizing Citrus Fertigation - Dr. Arnold Schumann, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

11:05 AM - Understanding the Potential Problems with High Bicarbonates in Irrigation Water - Dr. Kelly Morgan, UF/IFAS SWFREC [PDF Presentation]

11:35 AM - Managing Citrus Fruit Drop - Dr. Gene Albrigo, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

12:05 PM - Citrus Breeding for HLB Tolerance - Dr. Jude Grosser, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

12:35 PM - Lunch

Asian Citrus Psyllid Management & Other Citrus Pest Management
Moderator: Mr. Parker Platts, CES, Ft. Pierce, FL

1:45 PM - Asian Citrus Psyllid Management Strategies - Dr. Michael Rogers, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

2:15 PM - Citrus Health Management Areas (CHMA) Mapping - Mr. Brandon Page, UF/IFAS CREC [PDF Presentation]

2:45 PM - An Unusual Virus in Trees with Citrus Blight - Dr. Ron Brlansky, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

3:15 PM - Black Spot Distribution and Management - Dr. Megan Dewdney, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

3:45 PM - Adjourn

CES: County Extension Service

CREC: Citrus Research & Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL

SWFREC: Southwest Florida Research & Education Center, Immokalee, FL

UF/IFAS: University of Florida, Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences