U.S:New genetically engineered virus to protect Florida's citrus come 2019

The Agriculture Department is expected to allow Florida citrus growers to start using a genetically engineered virus to protect trees from citrus greening disease in early 2019.

22/11/2017 | Ingles

Florida citrus takes another hit as forecast falls another 7.4%

Florida’s struggling and storm-battered citrus industry took another hit Thursday as the USDA orange crop forecast for the current growing season was reduced by 7.4 percent.

14/11/2017 | Ingles

Spanish lemons dominate the German market

Although the import season of overseas citrus and exotic fruits has already started, European lemons are still dominating the market.

06/11/2017 | Ingles

The US already has some 20 citrus patterns tolerant to greening

Mª Angeles Forner, the person responsible for citrus patterns at the Valencian Institute of Agricultural Research (IVIA), stated at the Picassent's XXXI Citrus Congress that the United States already had nearly twenty citrus patterns that were potentially tolerant or resistant to the greening or HLB.

31/10/2017 | Ingles

US: Cuties become parents' 'preferred mandarin brand', says new research

Cuties, the brand of mandarin oranges grown by Sun Pacific, a Pasadena-based company, is now parents most preferred mandarin and their favorite healthy snack brand according to the 2017 Brand Love Study, released by youth research firm Smarty Pants.

26/10/2017 | Ingles

South African soft citrus volume ends higher than expected

The South African citrus season is almost at its very end and FreshPlaza spoke to Martina Odendaal who is chair of the CGA soft citrus variety group.

23/10/2017 | Ingles

Argentina's citriculture is experiencing a boom

The entry of Tucuman's limes to the US market helped make visible an item that is unknown by many but that represents an important source of income to the country.

17/10/2017 | Ingles

U.S: Florida loses half of its orange crop

Hurricane Irma has devastated orange growers in Florida, with estimates suggesting half the current crop has been lost.

09/10/2017 | Ingles

Argentina unable to export lemons to US until 2018

Although Argentina has now opened exports of lemons to the United States, until next year it cannot place a single kilo of the fruit.

02/10/2017 | Ingles

U.S.: New citrus planting method improves yields while stopping pests

A planting design that outwitted a weevil in Texas citrus groves has yielded numerous other benefits for growers and brought better quality oranges and grapefruits to consumers, experts say.

28/09/2017 | Ingles