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Simmons: There’s no quick and easy fix
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Updated: 09/14/2014 08:20:45PM

Simmons: There’s no quick and easy fix

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It's beleived virtually every grove in the state has been hit by citrus greening, and there is no cure readily available despite tens of millions of dollars in research in the past few years.

By LAURA RUANE

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The citrus greening disease that kills trees but first slashes fruit yields hasn’t been conquered. Neither has canker and a host of other pests and diseases.

Still, commercial citrus growers and people in related fields aren’t giving up on a $9-billion-a-year Florida industry that supports an estimated 76,000 jobs.

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