Category: UF/IFAS Research

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 enable University of… Read More

Of maggots and murder – UF researcher says sleuths need new way to estimate time of death

By: Tom Nordlie (352) 392-0400 Source(s): Susan Gruner savethemaggots@cox.net, 352-514-5006 Dan Slone dslone@usgs.gov, 352-264-3551 Jeffery Tomberlin jktomberlin@ag.tamu.edu, 979-845-9718 James Cooney III jcooney@wcsr.com, 704-331-4980 View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Blow fly maggots are one of the best tools forensic… Read More

Arsenic-Absorbing Fern May Soak Up Toxic Metal to Repel Hungry Bugs, UF Researchers Say

View Photo GAINESVILLE, Fla. — In the struggle for survival, plants are often at the mercy of hungry animals – but one fern has turned the tables by using poisonous arsenic to reduce its appeal, say University of… Read More