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.
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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.
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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.--- The American Society for Horticultural Science will honor University of Florida scientists for new guidelines citrus growers may apply to their operations. The researchers study ‘Valencia’ orange production while trees ... READ MORE
Dr. Rhuanito “Johnny” Ferrarezi reflects on his work as an assistant professor of citrus horticulture at UF/IFAS-IRREC. His appointment at IRREC commenced in 2016; Dr. Ferrarezi accepted a position as associate professor of controlled environment ... 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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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