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New white, red varieties from UF/IFAS featured at this year’s Florida Strawberry Festival


March 2, 2021

PLANT CITY, Fla. --- If you attend this year’s Florida Strawberry Festival, bear in mind that University of Florida scientists put a lot of effort into finding genetic traits that make the fruit flavorful for consumers and abundant for farmers. As ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Alpine Strawberries, Breeding, Cultivars, Disease, Flavor, Florida Strawberry Festival, Florida Strawberry Growers Association, Strawberries, Vance Whitaker, White Strawberries
white strawberries in green basket

White strawberry one of two new UF/IFAS varieties ready for harvest season


December 1, 2020

BALM, Fla. -- A white strawberry? Not red? Yes, you “read” that right. And it smells a little like a pineapple. It’s also novel in that it’s the first white strawberry to go to market in the United States. Just in time for the west-central ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Consumers, Cultivars, Grocery Stores, Growers, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Horticultural Sciences Department, Pineapple Aroma, Vance Whitaker, White Strawberries

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