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  1. UF/IFAS Extension Helps Panhandle Farmers After Hurricane MichaelRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 23 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Doug Mayo must feel like his cellphone is permanently attached to his ear.

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  2. UF/IFAS Entomologist Urges Precautions Against Mosquito-Borne VirusesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 6, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida entomologist urges Floridians to protect themselves against biting mosquitoes because of unusually high levels of mosquito-borne virus transmission to sentinel chickens, horses and humans so far this summer.

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  3. Egypt's Wheat Production Illustrates Global Security IssuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 5, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Scientists, including many at the University of Florida, are trying to figure out how to feed 10 billion people worldwide by 2050.

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  4. UF Researchers Seek to Develop Tastier MangosRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Mangos make for a tasty, nutritious snack or side dish. To help meet consumer demand for more flavorful mangos without grit or fibrous flesh, University of Florida scientists will try to identify superior varieties so mango producers can choose the best types of the fruit to grow in the Sunshine State.

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  5. UF/IFAS Research Shows Rootstock Influences Metabolism in Sugar Belle(r) CitrusRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Florida citrus growers recognize the Sugar Belle mandarin hybrid for its tolerance of citrus greening disease, and new findings from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences suggest that rootstock selection may play a role in keeping Sugar Belle trees productive even if they become infected with the bacterial malady.

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  6. UF/IFAS Team Hopes to Fight Prevalent Tomato DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida scientist will lead a team of researchers trying to help battle Fusarium wilt, a major tomato disease around the world.

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  7. UF Scientists Hope to Breed Better-Tasting Sweet CornRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 4, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida scientists plan to use a $7.3 million, four-year grant to find the genetic traits that will make sweet corn taste even better, last longer and grow better across the nation.

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  8. Florida-Grown Foods Part of Rich Tailgating TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Set up the grill; it's tailgating season. Chicken, burgers, corn, slaw, potato salad, chips and maybe some fresh fruits and vegetables -- are just some staples for the weekly ritual that coincides with football season.

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  9. Embargoed AJPH research: Long gun age restrictions, social media bots ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 23, 2018 | Newswise

    Increasing age requirement to 21 years to purchase a long gun could have prevented 1 in 4 school shootings; prevented harm to 1 in 3 school shooting victims Researchers found 4 of 16 school shooting events from 1982 through 2018 were committed by those aged 18 to 20 years, and all four of those school shootings involved long guns. Persons aged 18 to 20 years were responsible for 31 percent of all school shooting victims .

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  10. Researchers Find Potential New Gene Therapy for Blinding DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Newswise

    Scientists funded by the National Eye Institute report a novel gene therapy that halts vision loss in a canine model of a blinding condition called autosomal dominant retinitis pigmentosa . The strategy could one day be used to slow or prevent vision loss in people with the disease.

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  11. UF/IFAS Experts Suggest Varieties for Irma-Damaged Citrus ReplantingRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 20, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- As growers decide how to use USDA funding to recover from damages caused by Hurricane Irma and as they cope with the lingering impact of citrus greening -- University of Florida researchers are suggesting varieties for them to replant.

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  12. UF Study: Cool, Calm Cows Produce More Meat, DairyRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 14, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Cattle are a little like humans: They are more productive when they are cooler.

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  13. UF/IFAS Experts Explore Multiple Strategies to Control New Palm DiseaseRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Home and business owners should use an antibiotic to help limit a new disease threatening certain species of Florida palm trees, a University of Florida scientist says.

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  14. Early Findings Show Plant Hormone May Help in Citrus Greening FightRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida scientists think a group of hormones may eventually help growers battle citrus greening, but they still want to study them before recommending growers use the chemical.

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  15. UF Study: Snail Kites Must Do More Than Move to ThriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Among its many useful traits, the federally endangered snail kite helps wildlife managers gauge whether the Florida Everglades has sufficient water.

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  16. UF/IFAS researchers search for solutions to citrus diseases with Citrus Initiative fundsRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 6, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- From nutritional supplements to managing irrigation to grower outreach and education, UF/IFAS researchers are finding additional ways to support Florida citrus growers in their fight against citrus greening disease.

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  17. SmartPath Technology to Lead to Smart Farm IrrigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 31, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- By testing new technology, University of Florida scientists will work with growers to encourage their use of alternatives to fresh water by using new smart irrigation systems.

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  18. National Avocado Day a Reminder of the Fruit's PopularityRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 30, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Pass the guacamole: July 31 is National Avocado Day, a good time to celebrate the traits of another delicious, nutrient-packed food and Florida crop, say University of Florida experts.

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  19. UF, Georgia Tech Scientists to Begin Work on More Drought-Tolerant PeanutRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Farmers and consumers can benefit from a more drought-tolerant peanut, and scientists from the University of Florida and Georgia Institute of Technology will soon begin research to develop a more resilient crop.

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  20. UF/IFAS Hopping Along With Brew Crop, Despite Root-Knot Nematode FindingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2018 | Newswise

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- University of Florida scientists believe they can control some nematodes that can harm or even kill plants as they try to grow hops to help quench the ever-growing demand for craft beer.

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