2017 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute

2017 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute


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Program Agenda

Tuesday, April 4, 2017

8:00 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Mr. Chris Oswalt, CES, Bartow, FL

2017 Sponsors

Entomology and Plant Pathology
Moderators: Ms Laurie Hurner, CES, Sebring, FL,
Dr. Juanita Popenoe, CES Tavares, FL

8:45 AM - The Use of RNAi to Control Psyllids in Citrus - Dr. Bill Dawson, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

9:15 AM Distribution of Psyllids in Citrus Groves - Dr. Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

9:45 AM - What Have We Learned about the Bactericides Available for Use in Citrus - Dr. Stephanie Slinski, Citrus Research and Development Foundation, Inc., Lake Alfred, FL
[PDF Presentation]

10:15 AM - OJ Break - Sponsored by Florida Citrus Mutual

10:30 AM - Postbloom Fruit Drop Management - Dr. Megan Dewdney, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

Food Safety Rule

11:00 AM - FSMA's Produce Safety Rule and the Florida Citrus Grower - Mr. Travis Chapin, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

Citrus Tree Health
Moderators: Dr. Steve Futch,
Dr. Mongi Zekri,, CES, LaBelle, FL

11:30 AM - Citrus Root Health and HLB Management - Dr. Evan Johnson, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Nematodes and Citrus Integrated Pest Management - Dr. Larry Duncan, UF/ IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

1:30 PM - Update on Irrigation and Nutrient Management Studies of HLB Affected Trees - Dr. Davie Kadyampakeni, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

2:00 PM - Update on Citrus Nutritional Trials - Dr. Tripti Vashisth, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

2:30 PM - Genome Editing Technology: What is CRISPR and What Will It Mean for Florida Citrus - Dr. Fred Gmitter, UF/IFAS CREC
[PDF Presentation]

3:00 PM - Adjourn

CES: County Extension Service
CREC: Citrus Research & Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL

FSMA: Food Safety and Modernization Act
HLB: Huanglongbing a.k.a Citrus Greening
UF/IFAS: University of Florida, Institute of
Food and Agricultural Sciences

The Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) is an Equal Opportunity Institution.