Section 18 Restored for Bactericide Use on Florida Citrus

Tacy CalliesBactericides


section 18Tree Health Section 18 use of bactericide products on Florida citrus has been restored, effective January 10, 2017. The previous section 18 had expired on December 31, 2016, and the use of FireWall, FireLine and Mycoshield products was temporarily prohibited. The new Secion 18 authorization allows bactericide use through December 31, 2017.

See the authorization letter for details of use for the specific bactericide products.

Questions should be directed to Dan Botts, with Florida Fruit & Vegetable Association, at 321-214-5200 or

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Tacy Callies

Tacy Callies

Editor of Citrus Industry magazine