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Invasive disease keeps Florida’s orange industry under tight squeeze

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Nearly 15 years after a citrus disease-carrying bug landed from China, decimating more than 90% of Florida’s groves, growers and scientists are frantically researching for permanent solutions to save the Sunshine State’s backbone industry from huanglongbing bacterium ("yellow dragon disease" in Chinese), known worldwide as "HLB." N°1MK89RN°1MP8L5

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