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
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- As a child in a Boston suburb, Nicole Quinn was oft outdoors. She marveled over trees, water and dirt -- and how everything was interdependent. She would turn over rocks to examine insects and worms as they worked in ... READ MORE
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
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
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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. ---A scientist at the front line of Florida’s war with invasive plants will be honored by the International Organization for Biological Control Nearctic Regional Section.
The IOBC-NRS will recognize Carey Minteer as the ... 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
For their work to complete five volumes on New World faunal surveys and taxonomy of a scarab beetle subfamily, a University of Florida scientist and his colleague have won the U.K.’s Royal Entomological Society’s J.O. Westwood Medal ... READ MORE
For their work to complete five volumes on New World faunal surveys and taxonomy of a scarab beetle subfamily, a University of Florida scientist and his colleague have won the U.K.’s Royal Entomological Society’s J.O. Westwood Medal of Excellence.
Ronald ... READ MORE
A plant pathology doctoral student who investigates disease-related effectors from strawberry fungal pathogens is a 2020 Chateaubriand Fellow.
Egem Özbudak is a Ph.D. student at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural ... READ MORE