Only 5 percent of students who applied to Stanford this year got in. That figure is less than half of what it was 10 years ago. What gives accepted students their edge?
Department of Agriculture targets citrus-killing insect
Agriculture officials are trying to prevent
an insect-borne disease from wiping out citrus in western
The Asian Citrus Psyllid is only about as big as the tip of a ballpoint pen, but it can do a lot of damage. It feeds off the stems and leaves of citrus plants, and it can carry Citrus Greening Disease. The disease makes the fruit a plant produces taste like cough syrup and eventually kills the plant.
No cases of Greening Disease have been found in