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Nodules on the roots of a legume

UF/IFAS scientists take next steps toward crops that make their own nitrogen


January 27, 2022

Most crops need fertilizer to get enough nitrogen, an essential building block of life. Only a few plants have evolved nodules that host nitrogen fixing bacteria, microbes that convert nitrogen in the air into a form plants can use. ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Matias Kirst, News, Nitrogen Fixation, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences
Student on boat holding fish

Student spends summer with prehistoric species


November 18, 2021

UF/IFAS College of Agricultural and Life Sciences (CALS) student in the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences, Bethany Gaffey is pursuing her master's degree in fisheries and aquatic sciences. She plans to graduate in summer 2023 ... READ MORE

Category: NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: CALS Interns, Featured, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences, Special Topics, Sturgeon, VP Promise

UF-led study connects Florida to the Smithsonian’s Forest Global Earth Observatory


April 9, 2021

A new University of Florida-led study established a Forest Global Earth Observatory (ForestGEO) research plot at the Ordway-Swisher Biological Station within a longleaf pine forest. These forests are a focus of restoration efforts because longleaf ... READ MORE

Category: Forests, NATURAL RESOURCES, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Forest Restoration, Longleaf Pine, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatic Sciences, Smithsonian Institution

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