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University of Florida citrus faculty secure federal funding in ongoing fight against citrus greening


November 18, 2021

LAKE ALFRED, Fla -- University of Florida citrus researchers continue to provide innovative leadership in the fight against the devastating disease Huanglongbing, also known as citrus greening disease. The USDA National Institute of Food and ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Australian Limes, Candidatus Liberibacter Asiaticus, Citrus, Citrus Greening Disease, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Entomology And Nematology, Food And Resource Economics, Germplasm, Grants, Gulf Coast Research And Education Center, Huanglongbing, Hybrid, Individual Protective Covers, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Pathogen, Peptides, Plant Pathology, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, USDA-NIFA

UF/IFAS research receives $155.6 M in latest fiscal year


August 6, 2021

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The University of Florida boasted its second-best research funding awards over the fiscal year 2021, with UF/IFAS researchers receiving $155.6 million of the $861 million university total. The UF/IFAS funding, a 10% increase ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Adegbola Adesogan, Agricultural And Biological Engineering, Ali Sarkhosh, Animal Sciences Department, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Feed The Future Innovation Lab For Livestock Systems, Food Science And Human Nutrition, Grants, Horticultural Sciences Department, J. Scott Angle, Michelle Danyluk, Research, Research Funding, Robert Gilbert, Scott Angle, Ziwen Yu

University of Florida awarded key federal grants to continue fight against citrus greening


October 22, 2020

By RUTH BORGER LAKE ALFRED, Fla. --- University of Florida researchers hope to discover new methods to help citrus growers fight the deadly citrus greening (or Huanglongbing) disease with cost effective, long-term sustainable treatments with ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Amit Levy, Asian Citrus Psyllid, Bryony Bonning, Citrus, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Entomology And Nematology, Grants, Huanglongbing, Michael Rogers, National Institute Of Food And Agriculture, Plant Pathology, Rootstocks, Scions, Southwest Florida Research And Education Center, Zhonglin Mou

Life in space – UF/IFAS faculty awarded three grants for further exploration


October 15, 2020

The NASA Biological and Physical Sciences Division’s Space Biology Program recently announced 18 grants that will advance our understanding of how living systems respond to life in space. Three of those grants were awarded to UF/IFAS faculty ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Grants, Horticultural Sciences, Horticultural Sciences Department, Mars, Microbiology And Cell Science, NASA

UF/IFAS faculty to use $141M in research funding to improve corn, manage citrus greening, suppress mosquito-borne diseases and more


September 2, 2020

Scientists at UF/IFAS are using this year’s allotment of $141 million in research funding to develop better sweet corn, improve cow-calf breeding, make further progress toward controlling citrus greening disease and more. Robert Gilbert, ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Animal Sciences, Citrus Greening Disease, Cow-calf, Funding, Grants, Horticultural Sciences, Microbiology And Cell Science, Mosquitoes, Nifa, Peppers, Plant Pathology, Research, Robert Gilbert, Sweet Corn, Usda

UF/IFAS supports faculty teams to develop emerging enterprises in Florida


June 4, 2020

A new UF/IFAS grant program provides over $1 million in funding to further research and education of emerging agricultural enterprises in Florida. This expands traditional crop research to include other enterprises like deer farming, oyster ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, AGRICULTURE, Crops, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Emerging Enterprises, Grant, Grants, Research Dean, SEEDIT

UF/IFAS researchers awarded $10.5M to work on citrus greening resistance or tolerance


January 19, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- With citrus greening devastating Florida’s $8.6 billion-a-year citrus industry, three University of Florida scientists will use $10.52 million in federal grants to study ways to help growers cope with the disease, including ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Arnold Schumann, Citrus Greening, Citrus Research And Education Center, Grants, Michael Rogers, Microbiology And Cell Science, News, Nian Wang, Nifa, Resistance, Soil And Water Sciences, Tolerance, Zhonglin Mou

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