2016 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute

2016 Florida Citrus Growers' Institute


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Program Agenda

Tuesday, April 5, 2016

8:00 AM - Registration

8:30 AM - Welcome and Introductions
Mr. Gary England, CES, Tavares, FL & Dr. Michael Rogers, UF/IFAS CREC

2016 Sponsors

Building a HLB Tolerant Citrus Tree
Moderator: Mr. Chris Oswalt, CES, Bartow, FL

8:45 AM - How much can the rootstock help to survive with HLB? - Dr. Kim Bowman, USDA/ ARS
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9:15 AM Progress on Developing Scions and Rootstocks for an HLB Endemic Florida - Dr. Jude Grosser, UF/IFAS CREC
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9:45 AM - Scion and Rootstock Planting Choices: Questions, Considerations, and Opportunities - Dr. Fred Gmitter, UF/IFAS CREC
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10:15 AM - Break

10:30 AM - Developing Scion Cultivars with HLB Tolerance and Resistance - Dr. Ed Stover, USDA/ARS
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Psyllid Management and Economics of CHMA'S
Moderators: Dr. Steve Futch,

11:00 AM - Integrated Management of Asian Citrus Psyllid - Dr. Jawwad Qureshi, UF/IFAS SWFREC
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11:30 AM - Comparison of CHMAs Economic Performance - Dr. Ariel Singerman, UF/IFAS CREC
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12:00 PM - Lunch

1:00 PM - Fertigation and Soil Acidification Sustain Root Density of HLB-Infected Trees in Florida Citrus Groves - Dr. Jim Graham, UF/ IFAS CREC
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1:30 PM - Rootstocks and Phytophthora Management: Implications for Root Health - Dr. Evan Johnson, UF/IFAS CREC
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Antibiotics in disease Management
Moderators: Dr. Cami McAvoy, CES, Bushnell, FL

2:00 PM - Lessons Learned on the Use of Antibiotics in Fruit Tree Disease Control - Dr. Megan Dewdney, UF/IFAS CREC
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2:30 PM - Commercial Grove Studies on the Effectiveness of FireLineâ„¢ and FireWallâ„¢ on HLB Symptoms in Florida Citrus - Dr. Robert Shatters, USDA/ARS [* Files not available]

3:00 PM - Adjourn

CES: County Extension Service

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

FDACS/DPI: Florida Department of Agriculture & Consumer
Services/ Division of Plant Industry, Gainesville, FL

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

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

USDA/ARS: United States Department of Agriculture/Agricultural Research Service, Ft. Pierce, FL

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