FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- ‘STEMinist’ earned its way into the Cambridge Dictionary in March 2018. If you want to see the term in action, just ask Ph.D. student Kelly Carruthers---or follow her on Twitter.
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FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- A local University of Florida graduate student fostered an ability to teach school children that a group of insects would probably take down one of Florida’s most invasive trees.
The Southern IPM Center recognized ... READ MORE
Vero Beach resident and University of Florida scientist wins international and national awardsMay 19, 2022By: Robin Koestoyo, 772-453-0516 (mobile, texting) email: firstname.lastname@example.orgFORT PIERCE, Fla.--- A scientist last year garnered an international ... READ MORE
Q. You love teaching, and you love biological control. What brought you to the point of pursuing a Ph.D. in entomology?
A. I’ve wanted to pursue my Ph.D. since getting my master’s in Entomology in 2012. I don’t think I ever intended ... READ MORE
Q: You are pursuing a career in soil and water science—how did you become interested in agriculture?A: I’m a native of Nepal; our country is vastly agricultural. I am from the district of Dang which is one of Nepal’s most fertile ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Early results from a groundbreaking, large-scale citrus trial looking for solutions to the devastating citrus greening disease have given early hope for growers in the Indian River District. The new UF/IFAS research ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Fort Pierce native DeVoshay “Shay” Johnson Jr. remembers frequent visits to his great-grandparents' Tallahassee fruit groves and fresh produce stand during his youth. Rows of ripe, golden mangoes with accents of peach ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- Because an invasive insect brought the world’s most serious citrus disease to Florida, some growers produce world-class grapefruit inside white mesh screenhouses – a system they call Citrus Under Protective Screen. ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Pasco Avery introduced scientists, Florida crop growers and graduate students to fungi that control crop pests. A highly trained scientist who supports local youth science education, Avery was selected as one of the first ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---More than 50 citrus growers and researchers attended a field day to view 154 new citrus scion-rootstock combinations---some of which will result in the production of market-ready fruit from trees that tolerate the most serious ... READ MORE
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FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide---and now it has a formidable enemy in a fungal pathogen.
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