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Category: UF/IFAS

FFGS Renaming Ceremony

The University of Florida’s School of Forest Resources and Conservation is now the School of Forest, Fisheries, and Geomatics Sciences (FFGS). The new name was announced Monday at a brief outdoor ceremony. FFGS started as a forestry department… Read More

Zika-infected mosquitoes harboring insecticide-resistance, UF/IFAS study shows

Mosquitoes that can spread the Zika virus are showing resistance to insecticides, according to the latest study published by UF/IFAS scientists at the Florida Medical Entomology Lab. To date, only two other studies have explored the impact of insecticide resistance… Read More

In Sympathy — Norman Todd

From J. Scott Angle Vice President for Agriculture and Natural Resources University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Norman Todd, who passed away late last month, bequeaths a legacy of grower-funded and grower-informed research that… Read More

UF scientists predict potential spread of disease vector mosquito new to Florida

UF/IFAS scientists predict where in Florida environmental conditions may be suitable for Aedes scapularis to spread, now that it has invaded the Florida Peninsula. Aedes scapularis can transmit yellow fever virus, Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus, dog heartworm and… Read More