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Low-altitude aerial images allow early detection of devastating avocado disease

Caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Low-altitude aerial images can detect laurel wilt, a devastating avocado disease, giving growers an early way to identify diseased trees and perhaps help reduce losses to the $100 million-a-year economic impact avocados provide Florida. Reza … Continue reading

UF/IFAS researcher using “precision breeding” to create disease-resistant grapes

Apopka, Fla. — Powdery mildew and black rot are two scourges of grape growers, but University of Florida researcher Dennis Gray is developing disease-resistant grapes, using what he calls “precision breeding” to create these super varieties. Gray, a developmental biologist … Continue reading

New citrus variety trial options for Florida growers

MAITLAND, Fla. – The New Varieties Development & Management Corporation has scheduled statewide grower meetings for May to launch FAST TRACK’s third suite of UF/IFAS-developed experimental citrus selections. This new suite features four seedless easy-peel mandarin selections: UFGlow, UFSunrise, UFDawn … Continue reading

Events

UF/IFAS Florida Agricultural Experiment Station - 8th Annual Awards Ceremony

May 19th, 2015

Samuel P. Harn Museum

UF/IFAS Grantsmanship Workshop

June 10th, 2015

Straughn IFAS Extension Professional Development Center