New Technology in the Fight Against Citrus Greening

on by Matt Shook in Specialty Agriculture

You may have heard about CRISPR (Clustered Regularly Interspaced Short Palindromic Repeats) being used at the Citrus Research and Education Center in Lake Alfred, Florida in the battle to eradicate citrus greening (HLB).

Here’s a recent 60 minutes episode which explains what CRISPR is and what the future could hold.

https://www.cbsnews.com/news/crispr-the-gene-editing-tool-revolutionizing-biomedical-research/