Making Citrus Great Again
When the Tree Defender INDIVIDUAL PROTECTIVE COVER (IPC) was first developed by Scott Thompson and Tommy Thayer, Jr., they were thinking of it as an alternative to the cure for Huanglongbing (HLB or citrus greening). “We thought we were pushing the hold button for a few years to help sustain the industry while a permanent cure was being developed,” says Scott, “but a cure hasn’t come.” With the continued success of Tree Defender, our products are now being utilized globally. The original principle was to protect the young trees for the first two years while in a vegetative state. Then when….
Tree Defender – Solution for Citrus Greening
New Study Shows Long-Term Solution to Greening Unlikely Anytime Soon Citrus Greening (also known as Huanglongbing or HLB) has been terrorizing the Florida citrus industry for well over a decade. First reported in 2005, the disease has caused billions of dollars in lost crops and has led to more than 8,000 lost jobs. The 2017 citrus crop saw an almost 70% drop-off compared to 20 years ago and a 14% drop-off from 2016 alone. Unfortunately for the Florida citrus industry, in a new report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a single breakthrough discovery for managing citrus greening in…
Got Psyllids or Harmful Pests Destroying Your Plants?
Protect Your Future Our mission is to protect your trees and plants from the effects of insects, frost, wind, hail and many other harmful elements during the first part of their lives. Are your resets getting lost or forgotten? Put them to bed for up to 2 years psyllid-free with The Tree Defender! Our Tree Defenders can repel most insects including psyllids, mealy bugs, white flies, caterpillars, bud worms, leaf miners, aphids, grasshoppers, diaprepes and more. ” The longer a newly planted tree can remain HLB-free, the better the chances are that the tree will make it to bearing age and….
PR Newswire: Tree Defender
Tree Defender Proves to be a Highly Effective and Profitable Weapon Against Citrus Greening The Tree Defender was originally created by growers for growers to provide an immediate solution to citrus greening by preventing psyllids from infecting trees. Having been in the field now for five years, Tree Defender can still confidently say that no psyllid has yet to be found on any tree being covered by their protective, breathable screen. The goal is to use Tree Defender to protect young trees from psyllids and greening during their first two years as they are in a vegetative and growing state. After…