It’s been a 14-month drought of sorts for California citrus growers unable to export fruit to China due to Phytophthora root rot disease found in some imported samples at Chinese ports. With California Phytophthora standards now in place to eliminate the problem, China’s doors were back open Aug. 5 for California citrus imports. The primary varieties shipped are Navel oranges, lemons, and Valencia oranges. “It has been over 14 months since we had official access to one our ...

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