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Huanglongbing: The disease that could eliminate OJ and grapefruit from most breakfast tables

Megan Dewdney: University of Florida

<div><span face="Calibri" style="font-family:Calibri;"><span size="3"><span>Meghan Dewdney is an associate Professor in the Department of Plant Pathology and works at the Citrus Research and Education Center, Lake Alfred, FL. </span>Huanglongbing (HLB), a.k.a. citrus greening, is a bacterial disease of citrus plants. It is a threat to citrus industries worldwide. The talk will discuss the spread of HLB around the world, how it has affected the Florida citrus industry, and what strategies are being used to combat the disease.</span></span></div>