Plant Pathology

At CREC, seven plant pathology faculty lead programs on diseases such as tristeza, citrus canker, postbloom fruit drop, greasy spot, citrus blight, citrus brown rot, foliar fungal diseases, citrus psorosis and many others, including exotic diseases. There is ongoing research on the biology and molecular genetics of disease-causing organisms, detection methods and management strategies. CREC plant pathologists are also working with plant breeders to develop disease-resistant varieties for Florida. (Click Images to enlarge)

Transformation Lab 2


Yellow Vein Chlorosis

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