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In COVID-19 era, UF/IFAS research adapts


May 28, 2020

As Florida moved to “safer at home” measures, not all work could be put on pause. When it came to University of Florida research, many UF/IFAS projects could not wait. There are living plants, animals and insects to feed and maintain; ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Health & Nutrition, NATURAL RESOURCES, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Blueberry, Blueberry Breeding Program, Chelsea Smartt, Citrus Research, Citrus Research And Education Center, Dail Laughinghouse, Damian Adams, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Endangered Species, Florida Agricultural Experiment Station, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Harmful Algal Blooms, Hemp Research, Horticultural Sciences, Larry Duncan, Maria Silveira, Mosquitoes, Nematology, Patricio Munoz, Range Cattle Research And Education Center, Research, Robert Fletcher, Robert Gilbert, Snail Kite, Toxic Algae, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center, Water Quality, Zachary Brym

UF Study: Snail Kites Must Do More Than Move to Thrive


August 6, 2018

GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Among its many useful traits, the federally endangered snail kite helps wildlife managers gauge whether the Florida Everglades has sufficient water. That’s one reason University of Florida scientists closely monitor the ... READ MORE

Category: UF/IFAS
Tags: Conservation Strategies, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Ellen Robertson, Everglades, Hydrology, Movement, Reproduction, Robert Fletcher, Snail Kite, Water

UF/IFAS study: Snail kites’ affinity for home leaves them in more peril


December 10, 2015

See caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- The endangered snail kite’s affinity for its birthplace can come back to haunt the bird, leaving it in more peril, according to a new University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Birds, Conservation, Everglades, Robert Fletcher, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

6 UF/IFAS faculty named as Research Foundation professors


April 10, 2015

Pictured top (left to right) Robert Fletcher, Michelle Danyluk and Bin Gao; second row (left to right) Zhenli He, Jose Eduardo Santos and Gary Peter. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Six University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Crops, Food Safety, Forests, Livestock, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bin Gao, Gary Peter, Jack Payne, Michelle Danyluk, Robert Fletcher, Zhenli He

Statistical models inspired from Facebook could help endangered animals, UF researchers say


November 15, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Some endangered animals may live in smaller habitats than scientists realize, leading to inflated estimates of their ability to survive, according to a new University ... READ MORE

Category: AGRICULTURE, Conservation, Invasive Species, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Cactus Bug, Everglades, Facebook, IFAS, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Proceedings Of The National Academy Of Sciences, Robert Fletcher, Snail Kite, Social Network, University Of Florida, Wildlife Ecology And Conservation

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