Program Areas

Soil and Water Science

Soil and water science is vital for environmental protection

Citrus Horticulture

Serving growers in the world's renowned citrus production region

Plant Pathology

Providing crop protection research for the region's agricultural crops

Entomology Biological Control

Invasive insects are controlled with natural enemies


Aquaculture program for local industry

Postharvest Technology

Postharvest technology research is conducted in the Postharvest Facility


Welcome Dr. Carey Minteer, New Entomologist

Carey Minteer, a research professor with expertise in the use of biological controls to manage invasive plants, has joined IRREC. Welcome Dr. Minteer!!

IRREC Soil and Water Science Core Laboratory

An Invoice for analytical service for core lab, and the Core laboratory service charges schedule is available here.

IRREC Endowment

The UF/IFAS Indian River Research and Education Center Endowment will provide Assistantships for graduate students who are pursuing careers in scientific research.

Welcome Dr. Rhuanito “Johnny” Soranz Ferrarezi, Assistant Professor of Citrus Horticulture

Dr. Ferrarezi, new to the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences, will lead citrus horticulture research in the world’s premier grapefruit production region.