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UF/IFAS represented at Tallahassee Science Festival

Who:    Representatives from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences will host educational booths at the Fifth Annual Tallahassee Science Festival.

  • Environmental management in agriculture and natural resources department
  • Microbiology and cell science department
  • Wildlife ecology and conservation department
  • UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center
  • UF/IFAS Extension Leon County 4-H youth development

What:    Children and their families are invited to learn about UF/IFAS scientific research and outreach in a fun, interactive setting. More than 125 exhibits and presentations will be featured.

UF/IFAS activities will include:

  • Which Plant Pathogen are You?: Personality quiz
  • Real-time, hands-on detection of plant pathogens
  • Hands-on session on Ice-nucleating bacteria
  • Spore dispersal demonstration
  • Insect Collections

When:   10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 10

Where:   Lake Ella, 1641 North Monroe, Tallahassee, FL

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Contact: Charlene Cupp Kinch, 850-875-7101,