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Huracán Idalia: los economistas de UF estiman pérdidas en la producción agrícola de Florida que superan los $78 millones

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September 22, 2023

Creado por Kirsten Romaguera, especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. El Programa de Análisis del Impacto Económico de UF/IFAS evalúa los impactos en la agricultura de Florida luego de eventos climáticos extremos. El informe ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Disaster Preparation, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Christa Court, Cultivos, Danos Estructurales, Departamento De Economia De Alimentos Y Recursos De UF/IFAS, Economia Agricola, Economistas, EIAP, El Programa De Analisis Del Impacto Economico De UF/IFAS, Encuesta, Espanol, Estimaciones, Evaluacion Del Impacto Economico, FRE, Ganaderia, Huracan Idalia, Huracanes, Idalia, Impacto En Produccion, Impactos, Inundaciones, Lluvias, Perdidas, Perdidas Economicas, Spanish, Tormentas, Vientos, Xiaohui Qiao

UF/IFAS scientists seek to lure mosquitoes, build better surveillance system for southeast region with USDA-NIFA grant

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September 21, 2023

Mosquitoes’ sense of smell tells them when humans and wildlife are in biting distance, according to science. Over time, scientists have learned which types of scents and fragrances can lure mosquitoes best. Over the next two years, ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: BEACONS, Centers For Disease Control And Prevention, Dashboard, Florida Mosquito COntrol Districts, Invasive Mosquito Surveillance, Invasive Species, Lindsay Campbell, Mosquito Biodiversity Enhancement And Control Of Non-native Species, Mosquito Traps, Mosquitoes, Native Species, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, USDA National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, USDA National Integrated Pest Management Roadmap, USDA-NIFA, Yoosook Lee
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From rise to rule, a UF/IFAS team records the spread of Asian subterranean termites through Florida’s southernmost point

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September 18, 2023

A University of Florida study published in Biological Invasions provides a one-of-a-kind evolutionary map and timeline that reconstructs the historical spread of the Asian subterranean termite over 22 years on Key West. “Although ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Asian Subterranean Termites, Biological Invasions, Entomology, Fumigation, Geographic Information Systems, Geomatics, Ground-based Treatments, Hartwig Henry Hochmair, Invasive, Journal Management Of Biological Invasions, Key West, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Stock Island, Taxonomy, Termites, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center

UF/IFAS alcanzó un nuevo récord para el año fiscal del 2023 con más de $300 millones en gastos de investigación

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September 18, 2023

Creado por Meredith Bauer, sénior especialista en relaciones públicas de UF/IFAS. University of Florida - Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) alcanzó un nuevo récord para el año fiscal del 2023 con más de $300 millones ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Encuesta, Espanol, Fundacion Nacional De Ciencias, HERD, Investigaciones, Labor, Liderazgo, Progreso, Propuestas Cientificas, Robert Gilbert, Spanish, UF, UF/IFAS, Universidades Publicas

New public-private partnership allows UF/IFAS scientist to work on growing plants, storing carbon in clay soil

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September 14, 2023

In a new, public-private partnership, University of Florida scientist Zachary Brym wants to see if he can utilize plants to store carbon in clay soil in Polk County. Eventually, he’d like to see how collections of crops and other plants can ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Agroecology, Agronomy, Carbek, Carbon, Carbon Sequestration, Crops, Ecosystem Services, Plants, Polk County, Regenerative Agriculture, Soil, Soil Health, Tropical Research And Education Center, Zachary Brym

Microbiology Professor Appointed Chair For Developing Trees Resistant to Citrus Greening


September 12, 2023

LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- Working at the cell level to develop a disease- resistant citrus tree holds great promise and potential for the Florida citrus industry. Nian Wang, professor of microbiology and cell science, is one of the world’s most ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Borger, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research And Education Center, CRISPR, Disease Resistance, Graves Eminent Scholar Chair In Biotechnology, Microbiology And Cell Science, Nian Wang, Ruth-borger

UF scientists find good places to grow long-spined sea urchins, a starting point to restore ‘the lawn mowers of the reefs’

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September 12, 2023

Scientists call long-spined sea urchins “the lawn mowers of the reefs” because they eat algae that could otherwise smother reef ecosystems and kill corals. That’s why researchers affiliated with the University of Florida Tropical Aquaculture ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Aaron Pilnick, Caribbean, Coral Reefs, Florida Aquarium Conservation Campus, Florida Keys, Florida Sea Grant, Josh Patterson, Juvenile, Larva, Long-spined Sea Urchins, School Of Forest Fisheries And Geomatics Sciences, Sea Urchins, Settlement, Substrate, Tropical Aquaculture Laboratory

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