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UF food scientists call for new science in food safety

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May 19, 2009

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some University of Florida food scientists say U.S. food safety procedures need to get out of the 1960s and into the era of biotechnology. Back then, America's scientists devised a system to ensure astronauts' food stayed ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Food Safety, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS
Tags: Anita Wright, Bacteria, Biofilms, Biotechnology, Food Safety, Genetics, HACCP, Maria Gallo, Max Teplitski, Microbiology

UF researchers find potential malaria treatment may extend to Legionnaires’ disease, botulism

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May 7, 2009

Caption at the bottom of the page. Click here for full image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have found that a potential strategy for treating malaria also extends to the bacteria behind maladies such as Legionnaires' ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, UF/IFAS
Tags: Andrew Hanson, E.coli, Folate, Genome, John Hyde, Legionnaire, Malaria, PTPS, Valérie De Crécy-Lagard

New technique for vulture population estimates could aid control efforts, UF researcher says

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May 5, 2009

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- For months, Erik Anderson tried to persuade a flock of vultures to stop roosting at Santa Fe College's main campus in northwest Gainesville. In the end, the vultures ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Birds, Formula, Lethal Control, Michael Avery, Population, Vulture, Wildlife

Factsheet: Exotic Invasives with Yellow Flowers Easy to Spot Now!


December 6, 2008

Naples Daily News Dec. 6, 2008 Above: The earleaf acacia (Acacia auriculiformis) grows to 40 feet tall and has elongate leaves with parallel veins. Photo: Stephen Brown. UF/IFAS Lee Co. Extension. Right, above: ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Acacia Auriculiformis, Christmas Senna, Collier County, Doug Caldwell, Earleaf Acacia, Exotic Pest Plant, Glaucous Cassia, S. Surattensis, Stephen Brown

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