Agrow is part of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC’s registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

This copy is for your personal, non-commercial use. Please do not redistribute without permission.

Printed By


US state targets citrus greening with antibiotics

The US EPA has received an emergency exemption request from the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services to allow the use of the antibiotics, streptomycin sulfate, oxytetracycline hydrochloride and oxytetracyline calcium, on up to 388,534 acres (157,238 ha) of citrus to control the bacterium, Candidatus liberibacter asiaticus.



What to read next




Ask The Analyst

Please fill in the form below to send over your enquiry or check the Ask The Analyst Page to find out more about the service

Your question has been successfully sent to the email address below and we will get back as soon as possible. my@email.address.

All fields are required.

Please make sure all fields are completed.

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please make sure you have filled out all fields

Please enter a valid e-mail address

Please enter a valid Phone Number

Ask your question to our analysts