Q: How did you hear about UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center?
A: I was doing a bachelor’s degree at Indian River State College, and I needed an internship. An entomology internship popped up with Dr. Patricia Prade (UF/IFAS-IRREC ... 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
FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- In Patricia Prade’s native Brazil, Brazilian peppertree is a natural tree that fruits red peppercorns. But, in Florida, the tree is the state’s most serious invasive plant, where it consumes more than 700,000 acres ... 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
1. What experience or experiences led you to pursue a career in entomology?
There were a couple of experiences that got me interested in entomology, but I will share the most important one with you. It all started when I met Dr. Henry Fadamiro ... READ MORE
As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps.
Please call your local UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE