Tag: cultivars

UF/IFAS scientists find top 10 muscadine grape varieties for health, taste, smell

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — You may eventually tempt your palette with more muscadine grape varieties, and they’ll be good for you, with new findings from University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences… Read More

UF/IFAS scientists zero in on genetic traits for best blueberry taste

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have taken a big step toward breeding tastier blueberries with a three-year study that examined the traits consumers desire. Now they have specific breeding targets… Read More

New citrus variety trial options for Florida growers

MAITLAND, Fla. – The New Varieties Development & Management Corporation has scheduled statewide grower meetings for May to launch FAST TRACK’s third suite of UF/IFAS-developed experimental citrus selections. This new suite features four seedless easy-peel mandarin selections: UFGlow,… Read More

Two new limpograss cultivars released for select Florida cattlemen

Cutline below GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida, in partnership with Florida Foundation Seed Producers Inc., has released two new limpograss cultivars so ranchers can increase the forage variety they feed their cattle. Florida beef cattle producers… Read More

Florida Agricultural Experiment Station holds fourth annual awards event

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Dozens of distinguished researchers with the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences were honored May 19 at the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station’s fourth annual awards ceremony. The event, held at the Samuel… Read More