Category: Natural Resources

New UF/IFAS method detects low-dose impacts of man-made chemicals in water

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have found a better way to assess the potential impacts of low dose mixtures of man-made chemicals — like pharmaceuticals and… Read More

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