Category: UF/IFAS Research

Evolution Causes Bad-Tasting Butterflies to Share Appearance and Habitat, UF Study Shows

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Marianne Elias – marianne.elias@ed.ac.uk Keith Willmott – kwillmott@flmnh.ufl.edu View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Competition for resources can cause animal species in an ecological community to evolve away from each other, becoming… Read More

UF Study Suggests Spiders, Scorpions, Ticks, Mites Far Older Than Fossil Record Indicates

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Marjorie Hoy – mahoy@ifas.ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901 x153 Ayyamperumal Jeyaprakash – margret@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901 x170 Hans Klompen – klompen.l@osu.edu View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Halloween is the only holiday when spiders and… Read More

Grants to Help UF Experts Build Carbon Sciences and Climate-Response Programs for Ag, Natural Resources Industries

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Jim Jones – jimj@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1864 x289 Tim Martin – tamartin@ufl.edu, (352) 846-0866 Mark McLellan – mrm1@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1784 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two new grants will enable University of… Read More