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Graduate Student Highlight: Jackson Jablonski


October 7, 2020

Jackson Jablonski is an agronomy master's student focusing on invasive plants. Cuban bullrush management is his main project with graduate supervisor Dr. Candice Prince. At the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants, Jackson has ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants

UF/IFAS CAIP Affiliate Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Brent Sellers


September 25, 2020

By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant After serving as interim director for around a year, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) affiliate faculty member, Dr. Brent ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Natural Resources, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research

Water lettuce, Pista stratiotes: Native…Invasive…Or does it really matter?


September 13, 2020

By Dr. Jason Ferrell, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Director Water lettuce is an extremely common floating plant in Florida. This leafy plant can be observed from north to south and has the tendency to grow and reproduce ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Invasive Plant Control, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Extension, Water

Water lettuce, Pista stratiotes: Manage it, or let nature take its course?


September 13, 2020

By Dr. Jason Ferrell, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Director Water lettuce is one of the usual suspects, a common troublemaker, targeted for management on just about every lake and stream in Florida every year. This floating ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Water Lettuce

The Virtues of Mechanical Harvesting


April 20, 2020

By: Dr. James Leary, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Faculty Florida’s lakes are shallow, warm and highly productive ecosystems. The nutrient-rich waters support an abundance of plants and wildlife. The plants living in these ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Extension, Invasive Plant Control, Invasive Plants, Mechanical Harvesting

Working at UF/IFAS CAIP is a Family Tradition


March 23, 2020

In 1979, Dan Thayer wrote a letter to Dr. William Haller that would impact the course of his entire family’s future and career paths. The letter asked if Dr. Haller would be willing to take him on as a master’s graduate student upon his ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Family, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Tradition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research

National Invasive Species Awareness Week – Four of Florida’s Invasive Plants


February 23, 2020

By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant Plants are introduced to environments both intentionally and unintentionally for various reasons. More than 4,000 plant species are found in Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Forests, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Brazilian Peppertree, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Education, Environmental Education, Invasive Plants, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, UF/IFAS

Graduate Student Highlight: Jacob Thayer


February 9, 2020

Jacob Thayer, originally from Jupiter, Florida, is a graduate assistant with the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) majoring in agronomy with a focus in aquatic plant management. Majoring in forest resources and conservation, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, Volunteer/Training, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Education, Environmental Education, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Tradition

Winter: Friend or Foe to Invasive Plants?


January 27, 2020

By Dr. Candice Prince, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants & UF Agronomy Faculty A common joke in Florida is that only has two seasons: hot, and hotter. Tourists flock to the state during the winter months to escape freezing ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, Water

Graduate Student Highlight: Jonathan Glueckert


January 12, 2020

Contributor: Katie Ray, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Intern Originally from Long Island, Jonathan Glueckert received his undergraduate degree from Siena College in upstate New York where he studied environmental ... READ MORE

Category: Academics, Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Natural Resources, UF, Water

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