At a citrus farm in Immokalee, Citrus Horticulturist Bob Rouse is the project leader for coming up with a solution to fight the citrus greening disease that has been killing trees.  The disease is carried by an insect from Asia. The research Rouse has been doing to fight the disease is working so far, the solution is applied to the trees three times a year, and they have seen the trees come back.

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At a citrus farm in Immokalee, Citrus Horticulturist Bob Rouse is the project leader for coming up with a solution to fight the citrus greening disease that has been killing trees. The disease is carried by an insect from Asia. The research Rouse has been doing to fight the disease is working so far, the solution is applied to the trees three times a year, and they have seen the trees come back.

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