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The 2020 Florida Citrus Growers' Institutes

 2020 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute

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    Program Agenda

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

8:00 AM - Registration

8:45 AM - CRDF Program Update - Mr.
Richard Dantzler, COO, CRDF

Sponsors 2020 

Citrus Horticulture
Moderator: Ms. Ajia Paolillo, CES, Arcadia, FL

9:15 AM - Beyond Glyphosate: Alternatives to Consider Adding to a Citrus Weed Management Program - Dr. Ramdas Kanissery, UF/IFAS SWFREC [PDF Presentation]

9:45 AM - Trunk Injection: Difficulties and Considerations - Dr. Ute Albrecht, UF/IFAS SWFREC
[PDF Presentation]

10:15 AM - Break

10:30 AM - Improved Genetics and Nutrition - The Way Forward - Dr. Jude Grosser , UF/IFAS CREC [PDF Presentation]

11:00 AM - Do we need to revise the nutrition guidelines for HLBaffected citrus in Florida - Dr. Tripti Vashisth, UF/IFAS CREC  [PDF Presentation]

11:30 AM - Juice Imports, Fruit Prices, and Cost of Production - Dr. Ariel Singerman, UF/ IFAS CREC 
[PDF Presentation]

Citrus Entomology
Moderator: Dr. Mongi Zekri, CES, LaBelle, FL

11:45 AM - Making Sense of Spraying: Keeping Resistance in Check; and Accounting for Biological Control - Dr. Lukasz Stelinski, UF/ IFAS CREC [PDF Presentation]

12:15 PM - Lunch

1:15 PM - Strengthening and Diversifying Citrus Pest Management - Dr. Jawwad Qureshi, UF/IFAS SWFREC
[PDF Presentation]

1:45 PM - Lebbeck Mealybug Management Update - Dr. Lauren Diepenbrock, UF/IFAS CREC [PDF Presentation]

Citrus Pathology
Moderator: Ms. Laurie Hurner, CES, Sebring, FL

2:10 PM - Antibiotics Applications: Between Success and Failure - Dr. Nabil Killiny , UF/ IFAS CREC

2:35 PM - Algal Spot: What is Old is New Again - Dr. Megan Dewdney, UF/IFAS CREC [PDF Presentation] [Survey]

3:00 PM - Adjourn

CES: County Extension Service

COO: Chief Operating Officer

CRDF: Citrus Research and Development

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

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