University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers will present their latest findings of immediate use to Florida’s citrus and specialty crop growers at the Florida Citrus and Specialty Crop Expo August 17 and 18 ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Florida citrus growers can learn more about the use of plant-growth regulators (PGRs) and how they can fight against fruit drop at an upcoming online webinar presented by the University of Florida Institute of Food and ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Finger limes, a unique citrus variety gaining interest among chefs, foodies and citrus growers, will be the topic of an upcoming symposium sponsored by the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE
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 ... READ MORE
Get to know... is a feature for UF/IFAS CREC social media. In it, we get to know one of the faculty, staff or students working at UF/IFAS CREC. Dr. Evan Johnson is an research assistant scientist in pathology at the UF/IFAS CREC.
His research ... READ MORE
By Ruth Borger
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Citrus fruit dropping before harvest has been a perennial problem for Florida growers but one that is particularly challenging during the 2020-21 growing season.
Tripti Vashisth and Fernando Alferez of ... READ MORE
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. – In order to improve photosynthesis in plant leaves, two University of Florida scientists will study their roots and stems.
More specifically, Christopher Vincent and Fred Gmitter hope to find the optimal relationship ... READ MORE
By: Ruth Borger
LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences citrus researchers have found that following the appropriate nutritional and irrigation guidelines designed for a specific grove is one ... READ MORE
So, it is time for a new year and many of us cannot see 2020 get over fast enough. It is almost time for 2021 and there is a lot to be hopeful for. New vaccines to fight the coronavirus hold great potential for beating this pandemic. ... READ MORE