GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida campus is aflutter with activity as it gears up for Bug Week 2015, with various online and campus activities for students of all ages and their families.
“Bugs are serious business in Florida,” ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Invasive stiltgrass is bad enough by itself, crowding out native plant and insect species in about 25 eastern U.S. states, including Florida. It can also inhibit tree seedling survival and growth, and ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences faculty have developed a new app for avocado growers that provides an irrigation schedule so users save an estimated 20 to 50 percent on ... READ MORE
The Alaska salmon fishery is touted as one of the best in the world. When measured with an ecological yardstick, it is – fish stocks are healthy and the fishery is certified by the Marine Stewardship Council as consistently ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The following University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences sources are available to speak to news media about ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Deep in the soil, underneath your pretty trees, shrubs, plants and vegetables, lurks a fungus lethal to all of them. But University of Florida plant pathologist G. Shad Ali has a tiny silver bullet to kill it.
Ali and ... READ MORE
link to video: https://youtu.be/6HAVS5ex8tU
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As Florida Sea Grant’s new Gulf oil spill research Extension specialist, Monica Wilson translates oil spill science to Gulf Coast residents and stakeholders.
Her audiences ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- St. Lucie County ranchers have saved an estimated $850,000 a year, thanks to University of Florida experts who taught them how to release a beetle to eat an invasive plant that normally elbows out valuable ... READ MORE
Pictured top (left to right) Robert Fletcher, Michelle Danyluk and Bin Gao; second row (left to right) Zhenli He, Jose Eduardo Santos and Gary Peter.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Six University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist has developed a fertilizer for palm trees that should keep them healthy and reduce water pollution.
Environmental horticulture Professor Tim Broschat found that applying ... READ MORE