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Ferrell to serve as agronomy department interim chair

Megan Winslow
February 27, 2024

Jay Ferrell will return to a leadership role at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) agronomy department, this time as interim chair, effective March 1. (more…) READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Center For Aquatic And Invasive Plants, Gopal Kalkani, IFAS, Jason Ferrell, Jay Ferrell, Megan Winslow, Pesticide Information Office, Robert Gilbert, UF, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida, Working In The Weed
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UF/IFAS research: Can artificial intelligence outsmart invasive species?

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February 29, 2024

Argentine black and white tegus are large non-native invasive lizards posing a threat to the biodiversity and natural balance of Florida’s ecosystems. Tegus have a diverse diet including fruits, vegetables, insects, small animals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: #AI, @TheCrocDocs, AI Trap, Argentine Black And White Tegu, Artificial Intelligence, CROC Docs, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Research, Jenna Cole, Melissa Miller, News, Research, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, University Of Florida, World Vision Systems
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Investigación de UF/IFAS: ¿Puede la inteligencia artificial ganarle la batalla a las especies invasoras?

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February 29, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Notas destacadas Los tegus argentinos blancos y negros, también conocidos como lagartos overos, son grandes ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Captura, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control, Deteccion, Espanol, Especies Invasoras, Florida, FLREC, Fort Pierce, IA, Instituto De Investigación Científica De Especies Invasoras, Inteligencia Artificial, ISRI, Lagartos Overos, Melissa Miller, Monitoreo, Monitoreo Y Control De Especies Invasoras, Proyecto Tegu, Reptiles Invasores, Spanish, Tegu, Tegu Argentino, Tegus Argentinos Blancos Y Negros, Trampas, Trampeo, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Croc Docs, UF/IFAS FLREC, Wild Vision Systems

Aproximadamente la mitad de los residentes de Florida desconocen las restricciones locales de agua

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February 28, 2024

Creado por Brad Buck, especialista sénior en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS.  La mitad de los residentes de Florida no conocen las restricciones locales sobre el uso del agua, pero aquellos que sí las conocen pueden ser persuadidos a cumplirlas, ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Agua, Césped, Conservacion, Educacion Y Comunicacion Agricola, Encuesta, Espanol, Grama, Irrigación, Jardin, Laura Warner, Normativas, Patio, Regulaciones, Restricciones, Spanish, UF/IFAS, Uso Del Agua, Zona Verde

UF study: About half of Florida residents are not aware of local water restrictions

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February 28, 2024

Half of Florida residents don’t know about their local water restrictions, but those who are aware can be persuaded to abide by them, new University of Florida research shows. Water restrictions can be set by cities, counties and the state’s ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, Water
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Intention, Irrigation, Knowledge, Laura Warner, Lawns, Restrictions, Water, Yards

Unlocking the heat in mosquito modeling: Exploring disease transmission under climate change

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February 26, 2024

Thermal adaptation is the ability for organisms to adjust their life history traits as the temperature changes. In the case of mosquitoes, these traits can determine their risk of transmitting mosquito-borne diseases and how this risk might ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Aedes Aegypti, CDC, Chikungunya Virus, Climate Change, Dengue, Environment, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, ISRI, Malaira, Modeling, Models, Mosquito, Mosquito-borne Disease, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Nina Dennington, Thermal Adaptation, Thermal Tolerance, UF/IFAS Research, Yellow Fever Mosquito, Zika

Impacto de la Temperatura en el Modelado de Mosquitos y su Transmisión de Enfermedades en el Contexto del Cambio Climático

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February 26, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La adaptación térmica es la capacidad de los organismos de ajustar su historia de vida a medida que cambia la temperatura. ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Adaptacion Termica, Aedes Aegypti, Cambio Climatico, Cambios De Temperatura, Chikunguña, Dengue, Enfermedades Transmitidas Por Mosquitos, Espanol, Especies Invasora, Fiebre Amarilla, Global Change Biology, Instituto De Investigación Científica De Especies Invasoras, ISRI, Matthew Thomas, Modelado, Mosquito, Nina Dennington, Spanish, Temperatura, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Virus Del Dengue, Zika

Davis named UF/IFAS Research interim dean

Megan Winslow
February 22, 2024

John Davis will take over as interim dean for University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) Research and as the director of the Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, the position’s predecessor announced Feb. ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: IFAS, IFAS NEWS, John Davis, Megan Winslow, Ordway-Swisher Biological Station, Robert Gilbert, Scott Angle, UF, University Of Florida

UF/IFAS invasion science website now live, amplifies citizen science participation in Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring

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February 22, 2024

A non-native lung parasite, Raillietiella orientalis, has reportedly spread across 25 counties in Florida, posing a threat to native snakes and other wildlife. The University of Florida Invasion Science Research Institute (ISRI) has unveiled ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Conservation, Invasive Species, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, ISRI, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Natural Resources, News, Paul Evans, Snake Lungworm Alliance & Monitoring, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida
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Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: árboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Espanol, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Muestras, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF/IFAS, Viviendas

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