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Category: UF/IFAS Research

Research on insect hibernation may lead to new control measures, UF scientists say

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To beat summer heat, winter cold and other harsh environmental conditions, many insects temporarily drop into a state similar to hibernation to conserve energy and reduce… Read More

Three Florida Sea Grant rapid-response projects target oil spill’s effects on Gulf

Caption at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. — As Floridians brace for more crude oil on the state’s coasts, University of Florida researchers are racing to complete several newly funded projects that will help assess… Read More