Extension & Outreach
Planting Citrus Trees at Elemetary School
As part of an outreach program, citrus trees were donated by the Citrus Clonal Protection Program to be planted at elementary schools in Riverside.
UC Riverside Containment Facility fir HLB Research
Dr. Caroline Roper gives an interview to ABC news about her HLB-related research projects during the grand opening of the BSL3 containment facility at UC Riverside.
UCR Representation at California Citrus State Historic Park's 25th Anniversary Event
California Citrus State Historic Park, researchers from the University of California in Riverside, presented to the public their work on Citrus, and some exciting new research findings for fighting Huanglongbing disease. Lab members of Dr. Vidalakis (Vidalakis Lab Link) and Dr. Roper (Roper Lab Link) were actively engaged.
Presentation at the California Citrus State Historic Park
Dr. Caroline Roper from the University of California in Riverside, educated the general public about the citrus Huanglonbing disease during an event at the California Citrus State Historic Park.
Orchard Visit in Florida
Dr. Philippe Rolshausen (Cooperative Extension, UC Riverside) and Keith England (Extension Specialist, University of Florida) organized the visit of a citrus orchard impacted with HLB for the California Citrus Research Board members. The goal was to look at citrus trees that survived HLB (a.k.a. survivor trees).