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UF/IFAS study finds algal cells create fat more quickly than thought, could aid biofuel research

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August 30, 2013

Click here for high-resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Many scientists see great promise in algae as a new source of oil -- a sustainable, environmentally sound way to break the world’s fossil fuel dependence. Algal ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Algae, Bala Rathinasabapathi, Biofuel, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Elton Goncalves, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lipids, Oil, Plant Molecular And Cellular Biology Program, Planta, University Of Florida

Bacteria can aid toxic environmental cleanups, may boost ag production, UF researchers report

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October 4, 2011

Caption at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Remarkable bacteria that resist arsenic could greatly enhance cleanups of toxic environments and potentially boost agricultural production, according to a new ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arsenic, Bacteria, Bala Rathinasabapathi, Chinese Brake Fern, Lena Ma, Piyasa Ghosh

Arsenic-Absorbing Fern May Soak Up Toxic Metal to Repel Hungry Bugs, UF Researchers Say

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May 1, 2007

View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- In the struggle for survival, plants are often at the mercy of hungry animals - but one fern has turned the tables by using poisonous arsenic to reduce its appeal, say University of Florida researchers. A UF ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bala Rathinasabapathi, Entomology And Nematology, John Capinera, Robert Boyd

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