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The snapshots on this page describe various tactics that could be used to protect established orchards against HLB.

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Technology in progress

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Role of salicylic acid in growing citrus under endemic HLB
Drs. Lukasz Stelinski (University of Florida), Mamoudou Sétamou (Texas A&M), and Freddy Ibanez (University of Florida). Posted 10/8/20.

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Automated delivery system for therapeutic materials to treat HLB-infected citrus
Dr. Ozgur Batuman, University of Florida.Updated 5/19/20.

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Progress toward HLB-tolerant citrus from conventional plant breeding
Dr. Ed Stover, USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, FL. Updated 12/4/18.

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Controlling psyllid gut cell death to prevent Huanglongbing
Dr. Michelle Heck, USDA-Boyce Thomson Institute. Updated 9/19/18.

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Using peptides as a preventive approach to target the psyllid and the pathogen
Dr. Robert Shatters, USDA Horticultural Research Laboratory, Fort Pierce, FL. Updated 5/10/18.

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Growing citrus under enclosures
Dr. Rhuanito Soranz Ferrarezi, University of Florida. Updated 4/30/18.

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HLB control: capitalizing on resistance in Poncirus trifoliata to Asian citrus psyllid
Dr. David Hall, USDA-ARS, Fort Pierce, FL. Updated 12/12/17.

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Using genome editing to develop HLB-resistant or -tolerant citrus
Drs. Wenbo Ma, Gitta Coaker, Nian Wang, Veronica Ancona and Georgios Vidalakis, University of California, Riverside. Updated 10/24/17.

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Using tristeza virus to provide citrus with anti-microbial or insecticidal protection
Drs. Bill Dawson and Kirsten Pelz-Stelinski, University of Florida. Updated 8/3/17.

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Founder lines used to improve HLB tolerance 
Dr. James Thomson, USDA-Agricultural Research Service, Albany, CA. Updated 7/19/17.

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Disease resistance in citrus with addition of plant defense genes
Drs. Manjul Dutt and Jude Grosser, University of Florida. Updated 5/1/17.

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