Florida oranges may need rethink on use of GMOs, neonicotinoids to survive

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Oranges and orange juice in the U.S. are under threat from a lethal, incurable bacterial infection known as “citrus greening,” spread by a tiny Asian pest insect. Current opposition to the use of neonicotinoid pesticides and the creation of greening-resistant varieties of orange through genetic modification may be standing in the way of the best short- and long-term options for saving the multi-billion dollar citrus industry.

Read the full, original article: We Need The Scientific Juice To Save The Nation’s Citrus Industry

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