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Florida Citrus Research Projects Status

2008-2009

NAS-Recommended Projects

1 Project Attempts to in vitro culture Candidatus Liberibacter asiaticus isolates in order to fulfil Koch's postulates
Researcher CIRAD
Amount $95,313
Status 02-24-09 - FDOC contract executed
2 Project Creation and Maintenance of an Online Citrus Greening Database
Researcher IFAS-Stansly
Amount $25,153
Status 02-09-2009 - Contract executed
3 Project Support for the Southern Gardens Diagnostic Laboratory
Researcher U.S. Sugar
Amount $226,444.30
Status 04-23-2009 - Contract amendment executed
4 Project A Rapid Screening Process for Chemical Control of Huanglongbing
Researcher IFAS-Powell
Amount $75,730
Status 02-03-2009 - Contract executed
5 Project Quantitative Measurement of the Movement Patterns and Dispersal Behavior of Asian Citrus Psyllid in Florida for Improved Management
Researcher IFAS-Stelinski
Amount $101,631
Status 02-06-2009 - Contract executed
6 Project Rutaceous Germplasm Preservation
Researcher IFAS-Folimonova
Amount $71,000
Status 02-26-09 - FDOC contract executed
7 Project Development and Optimization of Biorational Tactics for Asian Citrus Psyllid Control and Decreasing Huanglongbing Incidence
Researcher IFAS-Stelinski
Amount $92,778
Status 02-06-2009 - Contract executed
8 Project Advanced Control System for Variable Rate Application of Fertilizer and Pesticide to Trees in the Presence of Greening and Canker
Researcher IFAS-Schumann
Amount $29,846
Status 02-06-2009 - Contract executed
9 Project Intensively Managed Citrus Production Systems for Early High Yields and Vegetative Flush Control in the Presence of Greening Disease
Researcher IFAS-Schumann
Amount $225,180
Status 02-06-2009 - Contract executed
10 Project Using Physical and Chemical Property Changes of Citrus Leaves as Early Indicators of HLB Infection and the Effects of Added Plant Nutrients
Researcher IFAS-Spann
Amount $164,631
Status 02-06-2009 - Contract executed
11 Project Spatial and Temporal Incidence of Ca. Liberibacter in Citrus and Psyllids Detected Using Real-Time PCR
Researcher IFAS-Roberts
Amount $90,120
Status 02-26-09 - FDOC contract executed
12 Project International Citrus Genome Consortium (ICGC): Providing Tools to Address HLB and Other Challenges
Researcher IFAS-Gmitter
Amount $1,300,000
Status 02-10-2009 - Contract executed
13 Project Examine the Response of Different Genotypes of Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing) Under Different Conditions
Researcher IFAS-Dawson
Amount $226,391
Status 02-06-2009 - Contract executed
14 Project Bioinformatic Characterization and Development of a Central Genome Resources Website for Ca. Liberibacter Asiaticus
Researcher Cornell-Lindeberg
Amount $140,084
Status 04-03-09 - FDOC contract executed
15 Project Strategies to Minimize Growth Flushes of Mature Citrus Trees With Pruning Practices and Plant Growth Regulators to Reduce Psyllid Feeding
Researcher IFAS-Spann
Amount $137,539
Status 02-10-2009 - Contract executed
16 Project Diagnostic Services for Growers for Detection of HLB to Aid in Management Decisions
Researcher IFAS-Roberts
Amount $187,601
Status 04-28-2009 - Contract amendment executed
17 Project Combating symptom development in fruit from Huanglongbing-infected citrus trees: A sensory, metabolite and physiological approach
Researcher IFAS-Burns
Amount $179,153
Status 02-13-2009 - Contract executed

Non-NAS-Recommended Projects

1 Project Partial Funding of FSHS Publishing Costs
Researcher Florida State Horticultural Society
Amount $5,500
Status 07-18-2008 - Contract executed
2 Project Additional Lab Support
Researcher U.S. Sugar
Amount $6,000
Status 07-22-2008 - Contract executed
3 Project Scientific Coordinator
Researcher Ecostat, Inc.
Amount $55,975
Status 07-31-2008 - Contract executed
4 Project International Citrus Genome Consortium Sequencing Project: Part I, Sequencing
Researcher IFAS-Gmitter
Amount $100,000
Status 09-16-2008 - Contract executed
5 Project Development of Attractants for Asian Citrus Psyllid Amendment
Researcher IFAS-Stelinski
Amount $60,000
Status 08-11-2008 - Contract executed
6 Project HLB Conference
Researcher Citrus Mutual
Amount $100,000
Status 11-25-2008 - Contract executed
7 Project UC Davis Database Project
Researcher Ecostat, Inc.
Amount $8,500
Status Contract executed
8 Project Citrus Grower Educational Programs and Technical Field Assistance
Researcher IFAS-Futch
Amount $21,000
Status 02-03-2009 - Contract executed
9 Project Securing Labels for Low-Volume Application of Select Pesticides
Researcher IFAS-IR4
Amount $180,000
Status 02-03-2009 - Contract executed
10 Project UC Davis Database Project License
Researcher IFAS
Amount $5,000
Status 02-13-2009 - Contract executed
11 Project An Economic Model to Evaluate Emerging Solutions to Citrus Greening
Researcher IFAS-Muraro
Amount $50,000
Status 04-01-2009 - Contract executed

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