Strawberry farmers worldwide may get help from new University of Florida research that shows a way to battle one of the fruit’s fiercest foes.
The key: combine genomic data with phenomics. The genome amounts to all the DNA in an organism. ... READ MORE
Having a quality turf or plant sample is important to help us at UF IFAS Extension diagnosis a problem or identify a plant. Learn how to collect a sample of both turf and plant material if you will be bringing a sample to your local UF IFAS ... READ MORE
Please Report Signs of Disease
We are asking for divers and snorkelers to be on the lookout for long-spined sea urchins with and without signs of disease.
The long-spined sea urchin Diadema antillarum is a keystone species on Florida’s ... READ MORE
Citrus mealybug (Planococcus citri) is a common pest of citrus and ornamental plants in Florida. There are at least 27 plant families reported as a host for mealybugs. The pest is native to Asia, but it is also found in the Americas ... READ MORE
Root rot is a term referring to any disease where the pathogen damage and deteriorate the plant’s root system. Root rot can occur on most woody and herbaceous plants. Root rot is caused by many soil-borne fungi. Most fungi causing ... READ MORE
As a person that understands the value of nutrition, I generally try to lead by example. For years I have been an advocate for healthy eating and used meaningful nutrition messages to inspire others to do the same. These messages have ... READ MORE
For many Americans, healthy lifestyles are important for proper management of chronic conditions such as overweight/obesity, hypertension (high blood pressure), and type 2 diabetes (sugar/diabetes). However, many of us struggle with the time ... READ MORE