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UF/IFAS Study: Termite queen and king are the best parents in the world, until they’re not

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November 7, 2022

Studying the parental behaviors of termites has provided a University of Florida scientist with a rare look into how a queen and king pair push the limits of parenthood. The result is a look at how the queen and king work the hardest ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Allparental Behavior, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Functional Ecology Of The British Ecological Society, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center
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UF/IFAS study sheds light on termite colony longevity and reproductive strategies over decades

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August 21, 2022

Termites are social insects. They live together in colonies that can be populated by millions of individuals, with overlapping generations and a complex task division. A new study by a team of University of Florida scientists gives ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Formosan Subterranean Termites, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Frontiers In Ecology And Evolution, Nan-yao Su, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News
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UF/IFAS scientist develops detection method for lethal palm disease that saves time, money, property

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August 7, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace About this series A team of UF/IFAS scientists has reached a milestone in the fight against a widespread disease that affects palms throughout the southeastern ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Braham Dhillon, Department Of Plant Pathology, Ganoderma, Ganoderma Zonatum, News, Palm Disease, Palms, Plant Disease, Seemanti Chakrabarti, SFYL Hot Topic, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF IFAS News, UF/IFAS Research

Learn signs of algae blooms from UF/IFAS expert at free virtual webinar Aug. 2

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July 28, 2022

It is algae bloom season in Florida, and blooms and smells surfacing from ponds, lakes and coastal waterways may be a sign that something is happening. A free virtual webinar on August 2 will teach attendees how  to identify and confirm ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Algae Blooms, Dail Laughinghouse, Extension Broward Master Gardener Volunteer Program, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center
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June 25: Join UF/IFAS to support conservation of imperiled crocodile species

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June 8, 2022

Local scientists and students from the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are leading research efforts to save an endangered species of crocodiles in Colombia. On June 25, faculty, students and scientists ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Croc Docs, CrocFest, Crocodiles, Endangered Species, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Summer CrocFest, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

Free UF/IFAS Extension webinars for South Florida landscapes address challenges, offer tips

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April 25, 2022

Living in South Florida has its perks and pitfalls. With beautiful beaches and plenty to do all year long, the same region experiences some of the most extreme subtropical weather conditions that take a toll on turf.    The University of ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, News, UF IFAS Extension Broward, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, UF/IFAS Extension Palm Beach
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UF/IFAS scientists record first case of harmful bacteria in ubiquitous weed throughout U.S.

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April 18, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla –Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) have recorded the first North American case of a harmful phytoplasma disease known for its threat to fruit, vegetable and ornamental ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: #ufentnem, Brian Bahder, Entomology And Nematology, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, News, Plant Pathology, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

Termite season: UF/IFAS scientist answers common questions, corrects misconceptions

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March 30, 2022

Termite Awareness Week began March 13, just in time for swarming season.   Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) in Fort Lauderdale conduct year-round research on the invasive ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Asian Subterranean Termites, Entomology And Nematology, Formosan Subterranean Termites, Formosan Termites, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, Urban Entomology
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UF/IFAS scientist battles ‘hidden enemies’ in South Florida’s soil

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March 6, 2022

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – When it comes to soil, Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani can give South Florida growers the scoop nematodes and more. As the newest member of UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, the assistant professor ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Fruit Crops, Nematodes, Ornamental Plant Industry, Research, Root-knot Nematodes, Soil, Soil Microbes, Soil Science, South Florida, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center
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UF/IFAS receives nearly $1 million grant to engage more low-income students in geomatics

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February 7, 2022

Geomatics is one of the most diverse fields of study. It offers a range of high-paying career opportunities, with a big demand for graduates in private and public sectors across industries worldwide. Geomatics is a STEM career field that ... READ MORE

Category: Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Alison Adams, Amr Abd-Elrahman, Benjamin Wilkinson, Engineering And Mathematics, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Geomatics, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Hartwig Henry Hochmair, National Science Foundation, NSF S-STEM Program, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Science, STEM, Technology, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center

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