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
University of Florida scientists achieved a major milestone in their quest to develop a citrus greening-resistant tree by sequencing the genome of a fruit plant that’s a close cousin to citrus trees.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. – That orange you’re enjoying may have been grown in Florida, but its deepest ancestral roots stretch back more than 5 million years, all the way to two wild citrus species from Southeast Asia.
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GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers have some encouraging ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers are working to speed up their ability to create new tangerine varieties by pinpointing the compounds that make them taste and smell the way they do.
In the last decade, Florida fresh citrus ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Sugar Belle — a bold mandarin orange hybrid that ripens in time for the winter holiday market — will be the first University of Florida-created citrus variety intended for commercial production.
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