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Plant pathologist leads research to stop spread of citrus-destroying disease

UC Riverside’s Hailing Jin is principal investigator of USDA grant that also supports vaccine development to fight huanglongbing, or citrus greening disease
By Iqbal Pittalwala | | Science / Technology

When life gives you sour lemons, use genetics to find out why

A team of researchers, including two from the University of California, Riverside, has identified the genes responsible for the hallmark sour taste of many citrus fruits. Published Tuesday, Feb. 25 in Nature Communications, the research could help plant breeders develop new, sweeter varieties. Modern citrus varieties have been bred over...
By Sarah Nightingale | | Science / Technology

Exhibit reveals hidden histories behind California's citrus industry

A new exhibit at Riverside's California Citrus State Historic Park spotlights the overlooked architects of the region's citrus boom
By Tess Eyrich | | Social Science / Education
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