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Trying to save America's struggling citrus with ... parasitic wasps?



National Geographic via Florida Trend's morning links: Citrus greening, as the citrus disease is called, has already destroyed 90,000 acres of trees in Florida groves. Most kinds of citrus, from lemons to oranges to grapefruit, are susceptible. California's two-billion-dollar industry, which grows 80 percent of the citrus sold as whole fruit in the U.S., is desperate to avoid Florida's fate. How America fell out of love with orange juice.

[Last modified: Wednesday, June 18, 2014 9:28am]


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