UF/IFAS
What's Happening Around Florida

Home » Tag: Environmental Benefits

Tag: Environmental Benefits

UF/IFAS awarded 1st Ph.D. plant breeding program in Florida, one of few in USA


July 13, 2021

Working in labs and fields across Florida, a new generation of students will start earning a Ph.D. in plant breeding from the University of Florida – the first program of its kind in Florida and one of a few in the nation. The UF/IFAS College ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Artificial Intelligence, Citrus, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Corn, Crops, Elaine Turner, Environmental Benefits, Fiber, Forage, Gene Editing, Genetics, Global Food Security, Hunger, Lettuce, New Program, Peanuts, Ph.D., Plant Breeding, Strawberries, Tomatoes, Vance Whitaker
image- indigo field trial 2019 at TREC

UF/IFAS indigo field trials yield success as synthetic dyes lose appeal


February 24, 2021

Scientists at the University of Florida's Tropical Research and Education Center have just completed a series of field trials designed to test the viability of growing the indigo plant that produces the iconic natural blue dye used in denim ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Denim, Environmental Benefits, Geoffrey Meru, Indigo, Indigofera, National Science Foundation, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Wagner Vendrame

Beyond the Air We Breathe: The Limitless Benefits of Our Environment


September 24, 2019

Beyond the Air We Breathe: Our Ecosystem Services Take a deep breath and feel the air fill your lungs. How often do you think about the air you breathe? It is common knowledge plants provide the oxygen we breathe through their photosynthesis ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Forests, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Recreation, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife
Tags: Beyond The Air We Breathe, Cultural, Ecosystem Services, Environmental Benefits, Provisional, Provisioning, Regulating, Series, Supporting, Water Conservation

Subscribe For More Great Content

IFAS Blogs Categories