A FAST TRACK for processed citrus selections?
With the recent interest that has been spurred by New Varieties Development & Management Corp.’s (NVDMC) FAST TRACK trial and option opportunity for fresh citrus selections, NVDMC, The University of Florida Institute of Food & Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), and Florida Foundation Seed Producers, Inc. (FFSP) are exploring the creation of a similar process for newly released citrus selections for the processing industry. Growing Produce has featured an article which outlines some concepts of this release model. The article also highlights the current protocol for new selections for the processing industry. To read more about this topic, please view Growing Produce’s article by clicking here.