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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


Grove manager turned University of Florida Citrus manager honored

FORT PIERCE, Fla. --- A lifelong commitment to Florida's citrus industry gave Thomas "Tom" James the skills to manage citrus groves with

University of Florida professor garners Superior Accomplishment Award

FORT PIERCE, Fla.---An early career research scientist with a novel approach to mentor students and foster collegial teamwork, Lorenzo

Citrus growers tour of UF/IFAS Citrus Under Protective Screens Houses

FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Citrus growers from several of Florida’s production regions joined researchers recently for a field day inside

Peach rootstocks for Florida’s Sweet Season

FORT PIERCE, Fla.---Ricardo A. Lesmes-Vesga aims to develop peach rootstocks specific to Florida’s different production regions. The