O. UNIVERSITY OF
Dr. Harold W. Browning, Center Director
Citrus Research & Education Center
700 Experiment Station Road
Like lfried, 1-1 3385i-229'
fel. (8631 56- 1151
la 1863lh 9J56-4JI
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In this Issue
Q uecn for a Da ...................................
Farew ell N atalia................................... I
Florida Citrus Packinghouse Day.....2-3
Happy Birthda) Dr. Nigg....................
Andrew George Lewando\ski ...........4
Citrus Leaves Announcements............ 5
August Publications ............... ......6.
Congratulations to Margie Wendell ....b
Special Summer Vacation Ofers. ....... 7
Augus Calendar.......................... 8
Justin C. Tabb
Production & Distribution:
CREC Queen for a Da
Edna Green..ood retired from CREC
ia-il monlh alicr 2' : ears of service.
Edna started working here at CREC as
a security, guard. She workedd her way
through the ranks. working mostly
in Ben Hill Griffin. and became
super% isor of the Custodial crew
Edna Grtnenv.hi I'. hr .inedlCREC's Ouen
... for thc da .
"- Edna has to' grandchildren. Andrea
and Rand,1. She plans to take a trip
to her hometown in Indiana and just
take it easy after that.
Natalia Peres is a doctoral -
student at Sao Paulo State fS
University in Botucatu, Brazil.
She spent a month in Dr.
Timmer's lab in 1999 and
returned for 6 months each of \
the last two years. She works
on postbloom fruit drop and
has investigated the activity of
Benlate for control of PFD and i
the potential development of
resistance to that fungicide. Her current work is a molecular comparison of
isolates of Colletotrichum from throughout the Americas to determine the
origin and means of distribution of these fungi. She recently returned to
Brazil to complete work on her degree which she expects to receive in early
2002. Except for visits, she has no plans to return to Lake Alfred, but we are
hoping to continue some cooperative projects in the future.
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The Fortieth Annual Citrus Packinghouse Day
will be held on August 30,2001 and is sponsored
by the University of Florida Citrus Research
& Education Center, the Florida Department
of Citrus, in cooperation with Florida Citrus
Packers. Packinghouse Day Coordinators
are Mark Ritenour (Program Coordinator),
Bill Miller (Exhibits Coordinator), and Renke
Goodrich (Local Arrangements Coordinator).
This year's Packinghouse Day will feature
speakers in the morning and exhibitors
throughout the day.
t LT h
Farh v'esr IFAS Fiitenqinn SefireM trieM
.II *to make improvements to justify attendee's
investment This year's theme is "Food Safety,"
and there will be a keynote speaker to bring
new perspectives and information concerning
issues that are important to the Florida Citrus
Industry. This year's keynote speaker will
be Dr. Jim Rushing from Clemson University
who will discuss how food safety issues have
affected produce industries in South Carolina
and what Florida's citrus industry might learn
g.' from their experiences.
Q ay ;i,.
it s Packinghouse Day
tiurs dy, August 30, 2001
8:30 AM Registration
9:30 AM--WeI.l Harold Browning, Dr. Mohamed Ismail, Mr. Billy Heller, Jr.)
10:00 AM Food Safefy note speaker James W Rushing, Clemson University
10:30 AM Principals of Packinghouse Food Safety Mark Ritenour
10:40 AljfMicrobial Detection & Citrus Packinghouse Sanitation Steven Pao
.. Juice HACCP An I Renee Goodrich
W"4 rnpermarket's A apt h to Food Safety Clayton Hollis
11: Food Safety: KeYf;-iis Bill Heller. R. Kinney
11:30 AM Postharvest Decay Control Synthetic Fungicides... Jiuxu Zhang
11:40 AM Stem-End Rind Breakdown of Citrus Huating Dou, M. R.
11:50 AM Evaluation of Automation for Florida Citrus Packinghouse Bill Miller
Notice To AU CRC Empoyees
"CREC employees, with permission from their supervisor, are encouraged to attend
the technical program and trade show. Given the brief time for the trade show.
please consider that this meeting is primarily for our packinghouse clientele and
that they should have priority in talking with commercial exhibitors."
Mfr William Mwfer
Citrus Leaves 3 August 2001
Citrus Leaves Announcements
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F. E. EI-Borai. L. \. Duncan, and J. H. Graham. In'ection of Citrus Nematode Tylqnchulus semipenetrans RedUces Root
Inlcction h P'ho11 ophtliora nicotianae. Journal qo',\emallotgv. ,
L. D. Duncan, J. G. Genta. J. Zellers, X. Fares, and P. A. Stansly. Efficat of i c irncniamc nobra\e Against Lanac of"
i)jdprcpcs ahbres iau. in Florida Soils ol'Diflfrent Texture. Journal o/fjematoilov.
,.. K. Burns. I lsing Molecular Biolog. Tools to identifyy Abscisifi Materials for Citrus. HoriScience.
J. L. Knapp, H. N. Nigg, and H. E. Anderson. IfdaLe on Petroleum Spra% Oil for Citrus Rust Mite Control.
Proceedings qo tlh Florida State Ilorticultural .ociely.
H. N. Nigg, S. E. Simpson, H. E. Andersoun and L. K. lang. Fipronil loxicit) to Diaprepes abbreviatus L. (Coleuptera.
Curculionidaet I.ar\ e. Proceedings orhe Florida State Hloruicteural 5ucietn.
J. P. Michaud. IK asion of the Florida Citrus Ecosystem by Harmonia a,) ridis (Coleoptera: Coccinellidae) and Asymemm.-tric
Competition with a Nativ~ ecies. C)cloneda sanguinea. Functional Ecologi,.
F. E. EI-Borai, LW. Duncan, and J. H. Graham. Egg.s of Tlenchulus semipenetrans Inhibit Growth of Ph) tophthora
nicotianae and-sarium solani in vitro. Journal ofNematolog.
L. R. Parsons, K. T. Morgan, T. A. Wheaton, and W. S. Castle. Wasteoater and Reclaimed a\atcr-Diposdal Problem or
Potential Resource? Proceedings of the Florida State Horticultural Sociery.
H. N. Nigg, S. E. Simpson, N. E. El-Gholl, F. G. Gmitter, Jr. Response of Citrus Rootstock Seedlings to Diaprepes
abhreviaius L. (Coleoptera: Curculionidae) Larnat Feeding. Proceedings o/'the Florida Stale Horticuilural Society.
S. D. Sharma and M. Singh. Milestone A Ncen Pre-Emergence Herbicide to Control Weeds of Citrus
C. W. McCoy, R. J. Stuart. L. W. Duncan, and K. Nguyen. Field Efficacy of Two Commercial Preparatons
of Lntomopathogcnic Nematodes Against Larnac of Diaprepes abbreiiatus (Coleoptera: Curculionidael in Alfisol lype
Soil. Journal of Vermatoogy.
TIMECARD PATES to
TIMECARD DATES -Congratulations to Mdrgie We-"
dell on the birth of her grandaugh-
jtr -Gabriella Michelle. On
-August 13, 2001 July 4, 2001, Margie's daughter
Dianna gave birth to a beautiful
August 27, 2001 baby girl that was 8 lb. 8 oz and
19 /2 inches long.
Citrus Leaves 6 August 2001
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Specta' Su vnuw
The Rosen Centre Hotel has sent out an invitation for all CREC Employees and theirEfimilies
to enjoy three different spectacular summer packages at incredibly reduced.""es dug their
summer value dates! ',
The Rosen Centre Hotel is located on International Drive close to Univer Sea World, Wet
n' Wild, and Walt Disney World. :
The first package being offered to C R E C em ployees is a "Fam ily F un Pick ag ~i da d is$69
per night. This includes a Breakfast Buffet for two, children under six eat for free, and a
Deluxe Guest Room to accommodate up to four people.
The second package is a "Orlando Spa Escape Package" and is $99 per night. This
includes a massage for ole at the hotel's Body & Sol Spa, use of the health club. and a
Deluxe Guest Room for two. .. ";
The third package is a "Romance Package" aid $a99per night. This includes diner
for t\' o at Everglades Restaurant and a Deluxe G Rit aom kfor two.
If you would like to see :the complete brochure fbr this pcrr, it is posted on the Bulletin
Board outside of the maitio t1. : "
Citrus Leaves 7 August 2001
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Fnday Saturday
1 2 3 4
~0 00 AM
5 6 7 8 9 10 11
Faculty Mig A Numenc.al
8 30 AM Dr .hiller
10 30 AM 11 00AM.
12 13 14 15 16 17 18
19 20 21 22 23 24 25
CREC Seminar: Multi County
Foundation Citrus Extension
n t Agents'
Dr. Browning Ray Linell Candidate
10 00 AM 10 00 A/.M Di Normn,,
1 AMJ 3 PMI
26 27 28 29 30 31
8 AM 5 PM
1 Exotic Citrus Pest Mtg:
Connie Riherd BHG Rm 4
10.00 AM Noon
9 -FACULTY MEETING. Dr H W.
Browning BHG Rm 4 8 30 AM
10 Math-Cad: A Numerical Math
Tool Dr. Miller BHG Rm 1
11.00 AM Noon
20 CREC Foundation
Dr. Browning Packinghouse
Conf Rm 10:00 AM Noon
Statistics. Ray Littell BHG
Rm 4, 10 00 AM Noon
24 Multi County Citrus Extension
Agents'Candidate: Dr Miarilyn
Norman. BHG Rm 1 and Conf.
Pm 1000 AM 3.00 P
30 Packinghouse Day: Dr. Miller.
BHG All Rooms, 8:00 AM -
3 HOLIDAY LABOR DAY
General Home Safety and
Work Safety. Larry Cloud.
BHG Rm 1, 11:00 AM Noon.