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UF Joins New Center to Create Fuel from Plants

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April 2, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – The University of Florida is one of 17 institutions partnering with the University of Illinois in the $115-million Center for Advanced Bioenergy and Bioproducts Innovation (CABBI). Researchers will work to develop efficient ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biofuel, CABBI, IFAS, News, Sugarcane

UF assistant professor wins national agronomy award for innovative sugarcane research

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December 19, 2017

GAINESVILLE, Fla. – A University of Florida plant scientist, who has created varieties of sugarcane that are grown across more than 90 percent of Florida and in several Central American countries, has been given a national award for his innovative ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Everglades Research And Education Center, IFAS, News, Sugarcane

Sugarcane Pest Management

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April 11, 2016

[Tweet "Some bugs love feasting on sugarcane. Find out who they are! #UFBugs http://bit.ly/1MpVG8K"]Sugarcane is an economically important crop in Florida, ranking behind only the greenhouse/nursery industry and the citrus industry in the state’s ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease
Tags: Agriculture Hot Topic, Lesser Cornstalk Borer, Sugarcane, Sugarcane Borer, Sugarcane Pests, White Grubs, Wireworms, Yellow Sugarcane Aphid

UF study helps quantify biodiversity decrease around farmland

September 10, 2013

Click here for photo. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Animal biodiversity suffers near conservation areas that border big farms, and the effects can spread for miles, according to a new study by University of Florida researchers ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Africa, Biodiversity, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, PLoS One, Robert McCleery, Sugarcane, Swaziland, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Zachary M. Hurst

UF researchers improve process to create renewable chemicals from plants

April 3, 2013

Click here for high resolution photo. Caption at bottom. Related video. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Crops aren’t just for food, fiber and fuel. Researchers at the University of Florida are making new industrial applications possible for them ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bagasse, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lonnie Ingram, Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, Renewable Chemicals, Succinic Acid, Sugarcane, University Of Florida, Xuan Wang

UF researchers develop plant-based technology that helps biofuels, may fight cancer

March 29, 2012

Image of synthesized lignin nanotubes GAINESVILLE, Fla. — For the first time, University of Florida researchers have developed plant-based technology that could reduce America’s dependence on foreign oil and may also help treat cancer. Known ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Work & Life
Tags: Bioethanol, Biofuel, Biorefinery, Cancer, Ethanol, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Lignin, Lignin Nanotubes, Luisa Amelia Dempere, Nanotechnology, Sugarcane, Sweet Sorghum, University Of Florida, Wilfred Vermerris

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