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.---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.
The ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- Florida citrus growers are invited to view which of the new 154 citrus scion and rootstock combinations of grapefruit, pummelo, mandarin, and navel oranges, some of which show early tolerance for the most serious citrus ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- A graduate student whose lifetime career goal is to see high-value crops thrive by their natural defense mechanisms was recognized by the American Society for Horticultural Science.
To pursue graduate studies, Martin Zapien ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- For his prescience to digitize conference competitions and tireless efforts to mentor students who will lead plant root biology into new decades, Lorenzo Rossi was recognized by the American Society for Horticultural Science.
Angelica ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.--- A plant pathology doctoral candidate who investigates disease-related effectors from a sugarcane fungal pathogen is a 2021-2022 Chateaubriand Fellow.
Daniela Cárdenas, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida’s ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---A graduate student whose performance as a master’s degree academic is more characteristic of a Ph.D. scholar will be honored with the American Society for Horticultural Science’s first Graduate Student Scholars Award.
Lukas ... READ MORE