The UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is proud to congratulate Brian Pearson on his tenure and promotion to full professor in the Department of Environmental Horticulture.
“My ability to be successful at MREC is due to the ... READ MORE
You told us that finding Continuing Education Units (CEUs) in CORE were hard to find. We listened and created an online class for you! The class is available 24/7, 365 days a year and costs only $30.00!! The money from this class will be ... READ MORE
Have you heard of Thrips parvispinus and Lebeck mealybug, two of the newest invasive pest species to impact horticulture in Central Florida, and are interested in learning more?
The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center will be hosting ... READ MORE
The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center is proud to welcome our newest postdoctoral associate, Yuvraj Khamare, to our Landscape and Ornamental Production Weed Laboratory.
Get to know Dr. Khamare (who was also an MREC graduate student!) ... READ MORE
Weeds and invasive plants can be a nuisance to a home or business landscape, and some of them are also toxic to people or animals. A new UF/IFAS publication details some of the most common poisonous plants found in Florida residential landscapes.
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Interested in learning more about begonia production and the Mid-Florida Research and Education Center’s begonia breeding program?
Join us on Tuesday, February 21, 2023 from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. for a in-service training and workshop, ... READ MORE
Chilli thrips are a nuisance to rose growers, as their feeding causes foliar and flower damage. For the first time, UF/IFAS researchers investigated the utility of a banker plant system for managing chilli thrips on roses. Recently published ... READ MORE
Demand for locally grown food soared during the pandemic, and this trend appears to be holding true for consumers. Concerns about sustainability and a demand for more familiar ingredients have put locally grown products in the spotlight throughout ... READ MORE
Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) environmental horticulture doctoral student Yuvraj Khamare placed third in the Charlie Parkerson Student Paper competition sponsored by the International Plant Propagators Society.
As part ... READ MORE
Recently, Mid-Florida Research and Education Center graduate student and biological scientist Mengzi Zhang was awarded a Certificate of Outstanding Merit from the UF College of Agricultural and Life Sciences and the UF International Center.
Zhang, ... READ MORE