Dr. Fernando Alferez

Assistant Professor - Citrus Horticulturist

Lab:  Citrus Horticulture

Focus:  Serves extension and applied research needs for 120,000 acres of commercial citrus plantings

  • Nursery tree production
  • Nutrition sources for establishing young trees
  • General cultural practices during tree establishment
  • Evaluation of promising varieties with tolerance to citrus greening disease
  • Efficient seed production of improved rootstock varieties


Assistant Professor, Citrus Horticulturist