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


New Course in Plant Pathology

Liliana Cano, assistant professor at the University of Florida’s Indian River Research and Education Center (IRREC) in Fort Pierce, is

Experienced Agricultural Engineer joins UF Indian River Region Scientists to Restore Grapefruit Industry

An agricultural engineer whose current research projects include the simulation of agricultural management impacts on water quantity and

French student pursues doctorate and helps protect citrus industry

Emilie Demard left her native France to study agricultural sustainability in Florida. She is a first-year Ph.D. student in the Department

Ph.D. Student Studies Effectors for Emerging Bacterial and Fungal Pathogens

It all started with the Four O’clock flowers young Egem Özbudak would study as a toddler growing up in Izmir, Turkey. The bursts of