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UF/IFAS scientist to spread knowledge at World Avocado Congress

Please see caption below GAINESVILLE, Fla. — With the laurel wilt pathogen threatening the Florida avocado industry, a UF/IFAS tropical fruit scientist will lend his expertise at the World Avocado Congress in September in Lima, Peru. Jonathan Crane, professor in … Continue reading

Mating with the wrong insect may cut yellow fever mosquito populations

Asian tiger mosquito Yellow fever mosquito GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Asian tiger mosquitoes can drive down yellow fever mosquito populations when the female chooses the wrong male with which to mate, UF/IFAS scientists say. Both insects transmit chikungunya and dengue, dangerous … Continue reading

Citrus Health Management Areas staving off greening with coordinated pesticide spraying

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — What’s a little pesticide among neighbors?  For Florida citrus growers, it could mean saving their trees that are under attack from the virulent citrus greening bacterium threatening to destroy the state’s $10.7 billion industry. Entomologist Michael Rogers, … Continue reading

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ANNOUNCEMENTS:

Call for Proposals - FNGLA Endowed Research Fund

Due: August 25, 2015

Call for LOI and Proposals - Climate Change

LOIs Due: September 14, 2015
Proposals Due: November 16, 2015

New: UF Policy regarding use of UAS

Date: August 27, 2015


The UF Division of Sponsored Programs (DSP) will notify the Division of Research Compliance (DRC) when a Sponsored Program effort involves a UAS. DRC will then reach out to the Principal Investigator (PI) to determine if the PI needs assistance in determining whether a COA is needed, and if it is needed, whether a COA will be issued based upon the planned UAS effort to be conducted.