Category: Natural Resources

UF/IFAS researchers scramble to find cure for tenacious, costly sugarcane virus

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are working to find a cure or develop resistant varieties for a virus that is attacking sugarcane and sorghum throughout the Everglades agricultural… Read More

Homeowners prefer property value boost brought about by city trees

  Please see caption below the story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — If a city plants trees near a residential area, most homeowners value the likely subsequent boost to their property values, a new University of Florida Institute of Food… Read More

UF/IFAS researchers to present findings on critical ecosystem habitats at international conference

Please see caption below story. ST. AUGUSTINE, Fla. — Two University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will be among those presenting new data at a conference addressing mangrove ecosystems, which are critical for many… Read More

Radio tracking helps hunt Burmese pythons

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When invasive Burmese pythons are breeding, radio-tracking one python can help find and capture more, a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher says. Thus, UF/IFAS scientists… Read More