The Laboratory Director for the Citrus Research Board (CRB): Re-establish USDA-APHIS-certified high throughput diagnostic laboratory for Huanglongbing detection. Supervise laboratory staff responsible for preparing and analyzing insect and plant samples. Initial emphasis will be placed on Asian citrus psyllid samples.
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Don’t miss out on CRB’s Annual Post-Harvest Pest Control Seminar! This half-day local seminar for researchers, industry personnel and service company representatives will provide updates on recent developments in post-harvest disease control.
The seminar will start at 8:00 am on Thursday, April 13 and conclude at 12:30 pm.
Seminar highlights include:
A packinghouse food safety roundtable discussion led by Dr. Mary Lu Arpaia, featuring panelists Kevin Severns, general manger of Orange Cove-Sanger Citrus Association; Franco Bernardi, general manager of Suntreat and all seminar presenters.
CRB Researcher Spencer Walse, Ph.D., will present a live fogging demonstration that kills ACP in loaded bins, in the field, before they move to the packinghouse, a possible alternate to wet washing.
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The California Citrus Research Board (CRB) today announced the release of its 2017-2018 Request for Proposals (RFP) for scientific research projects that address the needs of California citrus growers. Key priorities for the organization this year include: research efforts to provide both short- and long-term solutions to huanglongbing (HLB or citrus greening), research that addresses water and labor needs and securing adequate data to support trade activities and deal with barriers to citrus exports.
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Please join us for the 38th Annual Post-Harvest Pest Control Conference! This highly technical two-day conference for researchers, industry personnel and service company representatives will provide updates on recent developments in post-harvest disease control.
The conference will kick-off at 8:00 am on Tuesday, April 11 and conclude at 12:30 pm on Wednesday, April 12.
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CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR CONFERENCE (DEADLINE: APRIL 3, 2017)
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