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Say ‘Happy Mother’s Day’ with a plant – maybe even one bred by UF/IFAS

April 28, 2022

As Mother’s Day quickly approaches, you can make mom feel special in any number of ways: Some of your options include fixing her breakfast, taking her out for dinner and/or buying her flowers or a plant. Mother’s Day is May 8, and flora ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Caladium, Coleus, David Clark, Environmental Horticulture, Family, Gift, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Joanna Courtemanche, Mother's Day, Petunia, Plant Breeders, Plant Breeding, Plants, Zhanao Deng

UF/IFAS study finds light can change flavor, scent volatiles in plants and fruits

July 22, 2013

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- There’s an old head-scratcher that asks whether the refrigerator light really goes out when you close the door. The answer may be about to change. Scientists have known for hundreds of years that plants respond to ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Blueberry, Colquhoun, Folta, Institute For Plant Innovation, Kevin Folta, Petunia, Strawberry, Thomas Colquhoun, Tomato

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