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Mango season 2024 is taking shape: UF/IFAS experts offer their views

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May 2, 2024

Mango season is here. Mango trees on home landscapes and orchards in South Florida are working their way through the fruiting stage, making it prime time as the tiny flowers have begun to reveal tiny fruit. The 2023 mango season erupted ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Angie, Anthracnose, Charles Sims, Fairchild, Jeff Brecht, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Mango, Orange Sherbet, Rosigold, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS Extension Miami-Dade County, Yu Wang, Zill High Performance Plants

Attention growers: May 9 hybrid workshop explores climate risks, opportunities for tropical fruit production in Florida

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May 1, 2024

What conditions are ideal for farmers to successfully grow tropical fruit in different regions of Florida? Scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) say this question is at the root ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: AgroClimate, Climate Change, Climate Risk, Clyde Fraisse, Haimanote Bayabil, Jeff Wasielewski, Jonathan Crane, Miami-Dade County, Southeast Climate Hub, Tropical Fruit, Tropical Research And Education Center, Young Gu Her

Unlocking the secrets of mites: Agricultural acarology workshop aims to increase expertise in this emerging science

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March 25, 2024

Mites are arachnids that are found in almost every environment with more than 55,000 described species worldwide. Some mites are classified as pests, while others are beneficial. Those who study mites are known as acarologists. Fewer ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Acarology, Alexandra Revynthi, Arachnids, Biological Control Practitioners, Daniel Carrillo, Entomology And Nematology, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Mites, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS TREC, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center

FNGLA DONATION TO TREC

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January 23, 2019

On Thursday, January 18, 2019, Ms. Peggy Machin, current treasurer of the local chapter of the Miami-Dade FNGLA, presented a check in the amount of $5,000 to Dr. Edward “Gilly” Evans, Director of the UF/IFAS Tropical Research and Education ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Dr. Evans, Endowment, FNGLA, Research, Tropical Research And Education Center

UF Plant Clinic First Line of Defense for Growers, Landscapers, Homeowners

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September 17, 2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. – The homeowner has spent hundreds of thousands of dollars on a new, high-end home in an expensive subdivision. But the white colonial was covered in tiny black spores. Lynn Griffith, a horticultural consultant and expert on ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: News, Plant Clinic, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS

Plant Diagnostic Director from Tropical Research and Education Center invited to speak at Kew Garden at First State of the World’s Fungi Symposium

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August 27, 2018

MIAMI, Fla. – Romina Gazis, a newly hired Plant Pathologist at The University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences at the Tropical Research and Education Center located in Miami-Dade County, has been invited to speak at the ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Romina Gazis, TREC, UF/IFAS

One Night in the Tropics Event

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October 2, 2017

The University of Florida-Tropical Research and Education Center (TREC)'s 4th One Night in the Tropics event is under way. This year’s celebration is a special one as our community has suffered major losses due to Hurricane Irma. After ... READ MORE

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