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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

Federal grant funds UF/IFAS soil health and citrus study

oranges on a tree

A team of UF/IFAS researchers is looking into how changes in soil health impact citrus and other subtropical tree crops. Specifically, they will examine how quickly soil health can change in Florida’s sub-tropical sandy soils… Read More

Soil and Water Summer Experience – Arjuma Khandakar

The Soil and Water Sciences Department is offering students the chance to blog about their summer experience. The students enrolled in one of three courses over the summer, for which they received credit: SWS 4905-Individual… Read More