View updates on our active projects below.
DATOC was requested to provide a report
summarizing research done on Early Detection
Technologies which was funded by the Citrus Research
Board and HLB-MAC. The report is to include explanations of each technology, economic concerns, diagnostic accuracy, and more.
In 2017 DATOC produced a briefing paper that summarized the history of the development of the HLB epidemic and expansion of ACP. DATOC is working on an update to the document and to update it regularly from now on.
Distribution of leaf material in pilot program
The CDFA recently implemented a pilot program which will allow citrus growers to utilize grates as an alternative mitigation strategy for disinfesting loads of bulk citrus. DATOC is analyzing the results of this program to help inform a recommended sampling plan if the grate systems are adopted on a wider scale.
Analysis of residential program
DATOC has been requested to analyze CDFA's program activities combating HLB in Southern California for efficiency and effectiveness.