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A plant for Mothers’ Day? UF/IFAS scientists breed top ornamentals

April 29, 2021

If you give mom a plant for Mother’s Day, you might appreciate the aroma and aesthetics of the flower you bought – and flora in general. You might even wonder how the plant got to the retailer or nursery in the first place. Many plants ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Alfred Huo, Breeding, David Clark, Environmental Horticulture, Flowers, Genetics, Gift, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Mother's Day, Ornamental Plants, Plants, Zhanao Deng

All dressed up and nowhere to go, floral industry takes hit due to COVID-19

May 5, 2020

With virtually every large gathering across the country canceled due to COVID-19, cut-foliage growers had nowhere to send their product, greenery used to decorate and accent bouquets. But Sunday is Mother’s Day, and some will buy flowers for ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Covid-19, COVID19, Cut-foliage, Floricuture, Flowers, Mother's Day, UF/IFAS Extension Volusia County, Volusia County

UF/IFAS’ new FloraGator website can help students learn to classify plants by family

July 11, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- FloraGator, an online plant identification website developed by the University of Florida’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, is now available via mobile app and Internet website. The site enables users ... READ MORE

Tags: Botany, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Database, FloraGator, Flowers, Online, Wilson

UF/IFAS research harnesses sun’s power to kill weeds

November 12, 2009

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Sunshine helps flowers grow, and it can help rid soil of harmful organisms that hurt Florida's $9 million cut flower industry, a University of Florida expert says. In ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Add New Tag, Entomology And Nematology, Floriculture, Flowers, McSorley, Methy Bromide, Soil, Solarization, Weeds

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