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Soil: What’s Alive Beneath Our Feet?

January 22, 2015

You’re digging up a ridiculously stubborn patch of Florida betony when an earthworm crawls across your path. As you break apart the soil in your hands a world of active organisms is being sifted through your fingers. Fertile soil is teeming ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Fertilizer, General Gardening, Healthy Soil, Microbes, Mulch, Organisms, Panhandle Gardening, Plant Growth, Soil, Soil Activity, Soil Management, Winter 2015

Plants in space: Gravity not needed to orient root growth, UF researchers find

December 12, 2012

Click here for high resolution version. Caption below. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Plant growth is not as dependent on gravity as previously thought, according to new research from the University of Florida. In a study published in the current ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Anna-Lisa Paul, Arabidopsis, BMC Plant Biology, Claire E. Amalfitano, Endeavour, Gravity, Horticultural Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, International Space Station, Kennedy Space Center, NASA, Plant Growth, Rob Ferl, Skewing, Space Shuttle, University Of Florida, Waving

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