UF/IFAS Scientist Research Citrus Fruit Drop

June FloridAgriculture eNewsletter UF/IFAS citrus scientists Tripti Vashisth and Fernando Alferez are studying what causes pre-harvest fruit drop in Hamlin and Valencia trees. The drop in fruit leads to losses for farmers because there is less...

UF/IFAS Scientist Research Citrus Fruit Drop
June FloridAgriculture eNewsletter UF/IFAS citrus scientists Tripti Vashisth and Fernando Alferez are studying what causes pre-harvest fruit drop in Hamlin and Valencia trees. The drop in fruit leads to losses for farmers because there is less fruit to harvest. A 10% to 15% fruit drop is normal for a healthy tree. With citrus greening, scientists … Continue reading UF/IFAS Scientist Research Citrus Fruit Drop