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Sweet Summer Veggie Treats


June 1, 2021

By Wendy Mussoline, UF/IFAS Multi-County Agriculture Agent When we have that need to satisfy our “sweet tooth” we often choose chocolate or ice cream. If we’re on a healthy kick, then we might make a better choice and satisfy our cravings ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Hastings, Hastings Trials, Putnam County, Sweet Corn, Sweet Potatoes, UF IFAS Extension, Variety Trials, Wendy Mussoline

UF scientists sequence genome of the supersweet corn you’ve nibbled for 20-plus years


February 23, 2021

Sweet corn, a food favorite for many consumers, serves as a major crop for Florida. Earlier research by UF/IFAS scientists led to an even sweeter sweet corn dubbed “supersweet” because it has more sugar than other types of the staple crop. Now, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Breeding, DNA, Genome Sequencing, Horticultural Sciences, Marcio Resende, Production, Supersweet Corn, Sweet Corn, Taste

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