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Category: UF/IFAS Research

UF/IFAS researcher wins grant to try to manipulate iron absorption in at-risk people

James Collins GAINESVILLE, Fla. — People with too much iron in their bodies can develop serious illnesses. So University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher James Collins plans to use a $2.5 million grant to… Read More

UF/IFAS-led team finds faster, better way to detect salmonella in meat, chicken

Please see caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A team of scientists led by University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers has found a faster and more precise way to detect salmonella in… Read More

UF/IFAS study: Global food security aided by combining different methods

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Researchers with the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are closer to helping producers better meet global food demand, now that they’ve combined simulation and statistical methods to help them predict how… Read More

Injecting citrus tree trunks with bactericide may help stem greening

Please see caption below. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A chemical treatment known as a bactericide could help preserve citrus trees from the potentially deadly and costly greening disease, a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences… Read More

New UF/IFAS method detects low-dose impacts of man-made chemicals in water

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researchers have found a better way to assess the potential impacts of low dose mixtures of man-made chemicals — like pharmaceuticals and… Read More