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Category: UF/IFAS Research

Soil and Water Sciences Department hosts two students from Zamorano University

agroecosystem

When their university offered them a chance to study in the United States for a semester, Fabrizio Pilco and Manuel Cornejo jumped at the opportunity. The two Zamorano University undergraduates studying agricultural science from Ecuador… Read More

UF/IFAS researchers to conduct eco-assessment of DeLuca Preserve, create open database

drone photography image of grassland in Florida

A team of UF/IFAS researchers plans to characterize the soil, water, and microbiome features of the DeLuca Preserve, a roughly 27,000-acre parcel of land in Florida’s southern Osceola County. The property, donated to UF in… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Annabel Schreiber

pond with lily pads

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS… Read More

Research examines peatlands from around the globe to determine their potential to emit carbon dioxide

Paynes Prairie, Alachua County, Florida

New research from the UF/IFAS Wetland Biogeochemistry Laboratory in the Soil and Water Sciences Department looks at peatlands, a type of wetlands that occur around the world and store large amounts of carbon. Specifically, the… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Kondwani Kamsikiri

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Jose Prieto

citrus trees at UF/IFAS Citrus Research and Education Center

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Katie Schoenberger

pond with lily pads

The UF/IFAS soil and water sciences department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experiences. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS… Read More

Researchers study phosphorus limitation in soils of Puerto Rico

mountains in puerto rico

Soil phosphorus (P) is commonly thought to limit primary productivity and microbial activities in humid tropical forests. Many soils in these forests experience frequent low oxygen conditions. Dr. Yang Lin, assistant professor of soil health… Read More