Tag: carbon dioxide

UF/IFAS-led Global Group Seeks Traits for Wheat with More Protein

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — When consumers buy wheat products, such as bread or pasta, they expect to get protein with their purchase. But in a warming world with high atmospheric carbon dioxide levels, the genes required to keep wheat… Read More

UF/IFAS Researcher to Experiment With Algae in Space

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida scientist will use the International Space Station to see if algae can help recycle carbon dioxide and eventually be used to help make plastics, resins and even food. Initially, researchers want… Read More

UF/IFAS researchers to study how to reduce carbon dioxide in ranch soil

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers hope to reduce possible pollutants emanating from soils in Florida cattle ranches by using a $710,000 federal grant to study… Read More

UF/IFAS scientists adapt household products to dupe and trap deadly disease-carrying insects in Africa

See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Crushed seashells and vinegar could be the key ingredients in an inexpensive and readily available way to lure and trap disease-carrying insects in developing nations, according to a new UF/IFAS study. By… Read More

UF researchers find wheat production models disagree under climate change scenarios

Click here for high-resolution version. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers have found, for the first time, that crop models predicting yields for one of the world’s most important crops begin to disagree under… Read More