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UV system means ‘lights out’ for strawberry pathogen

When the light goes on, it’s lights out for a ruinous strawberry pathogen. Just imagine this: Pulling an ultraviolet lamp behind a tractor out into your farm in the middle of the night, pointing the UV light at the strawberries and zapping...
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As Florida enters termite swarm season, UF/IFAS scientists tell consumers what to know

Termite Awareness Week 2021 takes place March 7-13 Some people mistakenly think termites are only busy during this time of the year. UF/IFAS researchers in Davie, Florida, show us otherwise. While termites are often noticed during their...
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UF/IFAS scientists provide insight on HEMP mites for growers

Hemp is a relatively new crop for Florida, even though it has been around for hundreds of years. There is still much research to be done to determine its vulnerabilities and sustainability. UF/IFAS scientists have released a new resource...
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