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Research Guide: Peppertree Adjuvants and Carrier Volume


January 11, 2022

Research biologist Ben Sperry, alongside professors Stephen Enloe and James Leary, examined the impact of carrier volume on Brazilian peppertree (Schinus terebinthifolia) leaf treatments. The term 'carrier volume' refers to the concentration ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Aquatic Plant Management, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Communications, Environmental Education, Natural Resources, Turning Science Into Solutions, UF/IFAS CAIP, UF/IFAS Research

UF/IFAS CAIP Affiliate Faculty Spotlight – Dr. Brent Sellers


September 25, 2020

By Olivia Doyle, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) Communication Assistant After serving as interim director for around a year, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) affiliate faculty member, Dr. Brent ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Natural Resources, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research

Water lettuce, Pista stratiotes: Manage it, or let nature take its course?


September 13, 2020

By Dr. Jason Ferrell, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Director Water lettuce is one of the usual suspects, a common troublemaker, targeted for management on just about every lake and stream in Florida every year. This floating ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Water Lettuce

University of Florida Scientists and Students Adapt and Overcome Despite COVID-19


May 3, 2020

COVID-19 has impacted daily life in fundamental ways creating stress, uncertainty and challenging situations for everyone. The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Covid-19, Environmental Education, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS Research

Working at UF/IFAS CAIP is a Family Tradition


March 23, 2020

In 1979, Dan Thayer wrote a letter to Dr. William Haller that would impact the course of his entire family’s future and career paths. The letter asked if Dr. Haller would be willing to take him on as a master’s graduate student upon his ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Agriculture, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Environmental Education, Family, Graduate Student, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Tradition, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research

2019 – A Year of Growth


December 29, 2019

By Dr. Jason Ferrell, UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants Director The UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) is not new. The Florida legislature formed CAIP in 1978. The Center has been nationally and internationally ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Agriculture, Agronomy, Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Florida-invasive-plant-education-initiative, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Research, Water

Integrated Management Approach Increases Water Flow


October 2, 2019

By: Dr. Benjamin Sperry, UF/IFAS CAIP Research Assistant Scientist The Issue: The outlet river connecting Lake Panasoffkee and the Withlacoochee River was infested with hydrilla earlier this year. The infestation resulted in significantly ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water

UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants


September 4, 2019

Originally formed as the Center for Aquatic Weeds, the UF/IFAS Center for Aquatic and Invasive Plants (CAIP) is a multidisciplinary research, teaching and extension unit established in 1978 by the Florida legislature. CAIP uses expertise from ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Water
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Water

UF Researchers Find a Strong Correlation Between Liver Cancer and Cyanobacterial Toxins


July 18, 2019

When researchers in the UF Center for Emerging Pathogens analyzed U.S. public health data from 1999-2010, they determined that contamination from cyanobacterial blooms is a potential risk factor for non-alcoholic liver disease. They superimposed ... READ MORE

Category: Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Blue-green Algae, Climate Change, Climate Tools, Cyanobacteria, Emerging Pathogens, HABs, Harmful Algae, Harmful Algal Blooms, Health, Health And Safety, Liver Cancer, Medical Science, Nutrient Impact, Oceans, Pollution, Public Health, Red Tide, Satellite Imagery, Toxins, UF Research Discoveries, UF/IFAS Research, Water Quality

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