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.---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. ---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.--- ‘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.
Search #STEMinist on Twitter, and Kelly ... 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
Zhenli He, Ph.D., received a 2020 University of Florida Research Foundation Professorship Award, a term that will continue through 2023. The award is the third term professorship He has won during his 16-year tenure with the university.
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An entomologist responsible for the introduction of beneficial insects to manage Florida’s most problematic invasive plants will be honored as a state outstanding extension leader.
The Florida Association of County Agricultural Agents will ... READ MORE