There’s new hope in the fight against the citrus disease Huanglongbing. Sabrina Hill has more.
Researchers with the University of Florida may have found a treatment for citrus greening, officially called Huanglongbing disease. Researchers say a chemical used to treat gout disease in humans has shown to halt the bacteria that causes Huanglongbing in 80 percent of infected trees’ shoots. However, it could be a while before the findings become an actual treatment. So far, it has only been tested in a lab.
For information on prevention methods in California, watch AgNeTVideo: Nick Hill on Preventing Asian Citrus Psyllid Spread. →