FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Born in Nigeria, a lifelong citizen of Ghana, a graduate of Costa Rica’s EARTH University, and now a graduate student in the United States, every pace Grace Amponsah takes will help to advance women’s economic status ... READ MORE
Question: You are a Ph.D. student visiting from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad. In what topic is your research?
Answer: My dissertation involves the response of different guava genotypes under salinity stress. I work to ... READ MORE
Record attendance, a festival-like vibe, and an inventive menu of freshly prepared tailgate-style foods regaled 2023 Florida Citrus Show attendees on April 13. "The 2023 Florida Citrus Show was an extraordinary success. Under perfect skies, ... READ MORE
FROM OUR DIRECTOR'S DESK, DR. RONALD D. CAVE
In 1946, leaders with the University of Florida and the Indian River Citrus League ascertained the need for an event where growers, the trade organization, and researchers might ... READ MORE
Following is an interview with Akshara Athelly, a Ph.D. student pursuing a doctorate in Agricultural Engineering. Akshara is a graduate assistant in Dr. Sandra Guzmán’s SMART Irrigation and Hydrology Laboratory, working in irrigation management ... READ MORE
The following is an interview with Eduart Murcia, a graduate student pursuing a Master of Science degree in Agricultural and Biological Engineering under the supervision of Dr. Sandra Guzmán. Eduart is part of the Smart Irrigation and Hydrology ... 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.---Martin Zapien scans long rows of tree canopies each morning and thinks about how the future of food production will advance with new citrus cultivars.
All of the more than 5,000 trees in the 20-acre active UF/IFAS citrus ... READ MORE
FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Citrus growers from several of Florida’s production regions joined researchers recently for a field day inside 14-foot high screenhouses that protect fruit trees from an invasive insect. The insect is the Asian citrus psyllid, ... READ MORE
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LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- While the coronavirus pandemic has changed much of the University of Florida citrus ... READ MORE