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


Cuifeng Hu Recognized with Superior Accomplishment Award

A fruit quality laboratory manager who tests citrus varieties was able to collect a record-number of new fruit varieties despite a

Air Potato Beetles Brings Down Invasive Air Potato Vine Statewide

AIR POTATO BEETLES AT WORK Bernadette Stange leaned backward like a palm tree yielding to wind, balancing herself on the forest floor

Newly Appointed UF/IFAS Extension Agent with Experience in Disease Tolerant Citrus Serves Indian River District

A horticultural research scientist with experience in the development of disease-free citrus rootstock and disease tolerant citrus

Root Biology Science Grant

Even though almost all of Florida’s citrus trees are now affected by citrus greening, a disease that has compromised the state’s most