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Category: Invasive Species

New Disease May Cost Florida’s Avocado Industry Millions, UF Experts Warn

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Jonathan Crane – jhcr@ufl.edu, (786) 255-5878 Edward “Gilly” Evans – eaevans@ufl.edu, (305) 246-7001 x272 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Florida’s avocado industry, the nation’s second-largest, could lose millions… Read More

UF Doctoral Student Uses High-Tech Method to Solve Greece’s Tough Mosquito Problem

By: Mickie Anderson – (352) 273-3566 Sources: Alex Chaskopoulou – andahask@ufl.edu, (352) 392-2326 Phil Koehler – pgk@ufl.edu, (352) 392-2484 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida doctoral student from Greece is helping her… Read More

Grants to Help UF Experts Build Carbon Sciences and Climate-Response Programs for Ag, Natural Resources Industries

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Jim Jones – jimj@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1864 x289 Tim Martin – tamartin@ufl.edu, (352) 846-0866 Mark McLellan – mrm1@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1784 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Two new grants will… Read More

UF Researchers Seek Bugs to Battle Aquatic Weed Plaguing Central, South Florida

By: Tom Nordlie – (352) 273-3567 Sources: Jim Cuda – jcuda@ufl.edu, (352) 392-1901, x126 Abhishek Mukherjee – abhi06@ufl.edu, (352) 392-3616 Marcos De Jesus – marcos.dejesus@tpwd.state.tx.us, (512) 353-0072 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Years of aggressive… Read More