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UF/IFAS breeder develops genetic path to tastier tomatoes


January 26, 2017

  Harry Klee Video available here: http://bit.ly/2jAXzTi GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some consumers crave tastier tomatoes than those they buy at the supermarket, so a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Flavor, Genetic, Harry Klee, Heirloom, Horticultural Sciences, Tomato

UF/IFAS researchers show potential market for locally grown Asian vegetables


January 11, 2017

Please see caption at end of story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Asian-Americans in three East Coast states, including Florida, yearn for more of their native vegetables, and those crops can be grown in the East, say two University of Florida Institute ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, WORK & LIFE
Tags: Asian Americans, Asian Vegetables, Gene McAvoy, Rutgers University, Shouan Zhang, Tropical Research And Education Center

UF/IFAS early career scientists to use grants to study greening, pests, environmental issues, more


December 12, 2016

Please see caption below story. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Fifteen early career scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Scientists have been awarded grants to help solve global issues such as thwarting invasive ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Health & Nutrition, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Awards, Soil And Water Sciences

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