Category: UF/IFAS Research

Bacteria can aid toxic environmental cleanups, may boost ag production, UF researchers report

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Remarkable bacteria that resist arsenic could greatly enhance cleanups of toxic environments and potentially boost agricultural production, according to a new University of Florida study. The… Read More

UF Ordway Swisher finalized as site in large scale ecology project

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The University of Florida has officially partnered with a National Science Foundation-funded program to allow measurements and data collection related to the Earth’s ecological health to occur… Read More

UF researchers find bacterial imbalances linked to deadly disease that strikes infants

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — New findings by the University of Florida may help lead to a cure for a deadly disease that primarily afflicts premature newborns. Necrotizing enterocolitis, or NEC, is… Read More

Snake predator may benefit endangered bird, UF study finds

Caption at bottom. Click here and here for high resolution images. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — An endangered Florida bird may have some unexpected help in its struggle for survival, according to a new University of Florida study. UF Institute… Read More

UF researcher reduces allergens in peanuts using pulsed light

Multimedia available: http://news.ufl.edu/2011/06/08/peanut-allergen-multimedia/ Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has developed a new technique to make peanuts safer for people with peanut allergies. Wade Yang, an assistant professor… Read More

Pomegranates could become new cash crop for Florida, UF researcher says

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Supplies of a nutritious and popular fruit could increase in Florida in the next few years, thanks to the research of a University of Florida professor emeritus…. Read More

Rosemary Loria appointed chair of UF plant pathology department

  Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A Cornell University professor has been selected as chair of the University of Florida’s plant pathology department, UF officials announced today. Rosemary Loria, a plant pathology… Read More