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Category: AGRICULTURE

UF/IFAS research harnesses sun’s power to kill weeds

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Sunshine helps flowers grow, and it can help rid soil of harmful organisms that hurt Florida’s $9 million cut flower industry, a University… Read More

Termites’ gut reactions show how to improve renewable fuel, UF researchers say

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Termite damage costs the U.S. more than $1 billion each year, but that same destructive power might help solve one of the nation’s most pressing economic quandaries: sustainable fuel production. After years… Read More

New water-depth evaluation system will aid Everglades research, UF study shows

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image Multimedia available: http://news.ufl.edu/2009/09/17/eden-multimedia/ GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When scientists discuss Everglades restoration, one phrase pops up again and again — “getting the water right.” It refers to… Read More