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UF study: Invasive snail may damage diet of rare Everglades bird

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Invasive animals often wreak havoc with their feeding habits; however, University of Florida researchers say a huge South American snail is causing problems when it’s the… Read More

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 of Florida expert… Read More

Establishing healthy shrubs not the water-consuming task many think, UF research shows

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Good news for your utility bills and the environment: New University of Florida research shows that landscape shrubs need much less water to establish healthy roots… 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 the importance of… Read More