University of Florida scientists have found ethyl vanillin -- an aroma compound in many artificial vanilla-flavored food products -- in a UF/IFAS-bred strawberry.
This is a key finding for the food and beverage industry and for the UF/IFAS ... READ MORE
University of Florida scientists will elevate their efforts to control citrus greening, with about $5 million in grants from the National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA).
NIFA, part of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, split funding ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Working at the cell level to develop a disease- resistant citrus tree holds great promise and potential for the Florida citrus industry. Nian Wang, professor of microbiology and cell science, is one of the world’s most ... READ MORE
It’s game day. The excitement around stadiums is palpable. The college football season will kick off shortly, and many fans will enjoy the company of family and friends while tailgating before and after the game.
That means food – lots ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Industry professionals and leading researchers in flavor science will gather for the 3rd International Flavor Summit March 4-6, 2024, in Orlando, Florida. The summit offers those interested in learning more about the ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — The Governing Board of the Entomological Society of America (ESA) has elected UF/IFAS entomologist Lukasz Stelinksi one of six new Fellows of the Society for 2023. Election as a Fellow of ESA acknowledges outstanding contributions ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. – The University of Florida citrus researchers and Extension program staff will provide multiple educational programs at the 2023 Florida Citrus Expo, August 16-17. Faculty and staff will participate both days of the Expo, ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. — An updated perennial resource for Florida commercial citrus growers is available to support their efforts to produce a successful citrus harvest. The 2023-2024 UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Citrus Production ... READ MORE
Citrus industry workers interested in learning more about citrus pest management are encouraged to enroll in Citrus Pest Management, a 16-week course that will be taught by University of Florida/IFAS faculty in Fall 2023. The course provides ... READ MORE