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Category: Agriculture

Cultured coral could help repair damaged reefs, UF scientists say

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Craig Watson caw@ifas.ufl.edu, 813-671-5230 Lauri MacLaughlin lauri.maclaughlin@noaa.gov, 305-852-7717 ext. 27 Ryan Czaja rczaja@flaquarium.org, 813-273-4000 ext. 4237 Kathy Kilgore kjheym@ifas.ufl.edu, 813-671-5230 ext. 114 Christine Small Christine.Small@MyFWC.com, 850-410-0656 ext. 17285 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla…. Read More

UF researchers design folate-packed tomato

By: Stu Hutson 352-392-0400 Source(s): Andrew D. Hanson adha@ufl.edu, 352-392-1928 ext. 334 Jesse F. Gregory III jfgy@ufl.edu, 352-392-1991 ext. 225, http://www.hos.ufl.edu/meteng/1cpage1.html http://fshn.ifas.ufl.edu/faculty/JFGregory/index.html View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Leafy greens and beans now aren’t the only foods that pack… Read More

UF research: Termite digestion findings could lead to new strategies for ethanol production, pest control

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Michael Scharf, mescharf@ufl.edu, 352-392-1901, ext. 143 Faith Oi, foi@ufl.edu 352-392-1901, ext. 156 Brian Forschler, bfor@uga.edu, 706-542-4282 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As scientists search for alternatives to fossil fuel, producing chemical energy… Read More