University of Florida
Ferrum College crop science students got first-hand experience growing plants in simulated lunar soil with the Plant the Moon Challenge.
Nematology faculty member Billy Crow and doctoral candidate Lesley Schumacher study nematodes that are more villainous than they are heroic.
Pilots may soon fly jets with fuel made from carinata seeds and rubber from the desert shrub guayule may soon be made into valuable industrial chemicals — all thanks to the USDA’s $21.1 million to grow the bioeconomy. The USDA National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA) has awarded six grants to support the development […]
Recent research featured in the journal Weed Science shows other “life history” traits may be contributing to crop losses by making Palmer amaranth more aggressive and difficult to control. Researchers from the University of Florida collected samples of Palmer amaranth from 10 fields in Florida and Georgia. The sites had widely divergent cropping histories – […]