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Trained dogs are the most efficient way to hunt citrus industry's biggest threat

19:00 EST 2 Feb 2020 | AAAS

(US Department of Agriculture - Agricultural Research Service) Dogs specially trained by Agriculture Research Service (ARS) scientists have proven to be the most efficient way to detect huanglongbing -- also known as citrus greening, according to a paper just published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. Currently, the only solid hope of curtailing the spread of citrus greening is to eliminate trees with the disease as quickly as possible to prevent further spread.

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