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Douse Those Pests With Oil!

November 4, 2013

For centuries, people annoyed with plant pests have used oils to control insects, mites, and even some fungal diseases. Current oil products are better than ever! Commercially available horticultural oils are mineral oils from refined petroleum ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Citrus, Disease, Edible Landscape, Fall 2013, Fruit Trees, Insect, Insects, Oil, Ornamental Shrubs, Palm Care, Panhandle Gardening, Pest, Professional Horticulture, Winter 2013

UF/IFAS study finds algal cells create fat more quickly than thought, could aid biofuel research

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August 30, 2013

Click here for high-resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Many scientists see great promise in algae as a new source of oil -- a sustainable, environmentally sound way to break the world’s fossil fuel dependence. Algal ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Algae, Bala Rathinasabapathi, Biofuel, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Elton Goncalves, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lipids, Oil, Plant Molecular And Cellular Biology Program, Planta, University Of Florida

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