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UF/IFAS indigo field trials yield success as synthetic dyes lose appeal

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February 24, 2021

Scientists at the University of Florida's Tropical Research and Education Center have just completed a series of field trials designed to test the viability of growing the indigo plant that produces the iconic natural blue dye used in denim ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Denim, Environmental Benefits, Geoffrey Meru, Indigo, Indigofera, National Science Foundation, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Wagner Vendrame

UF researcher exploring plant preservation method that could help endangered species

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December 4, 2012

Click here for high resolution image. Caption at bottom. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist is researching a method to freeze and preserve orchid seeds, and besides aiding producers, it might also give endangered plants ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Cryopreservation, Cryoprotectant, Florida, Homestead, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Orchid, Phloroglucinol, Tropical Research And Education Center, University Of Florida, Wagner Vendrame

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