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Viewpoint: GMO trees could save America’s ‘decimated’ citrus industry from bacterial ‘plague’

Farmers in the major U.S. citrus-producing regions—Florida, California, Texas and Arizona, in particular—are facing a plague of epic proportions. Oranges ...
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Mysterious genes that make citrus fruit sour could lead to sweeter lemons, limes and oranges

Lemons are known for their face-puckering sour taste. Now scientists have uncovered the mysterious genes behind this acidity, new findings ...