GAINESVILLE—Is the pesticide malathion dangerous or safe?
June 1997 Archive
Breakthrough Research On Ocean Algae Could Lead To Freeze- And Drought-Resistant Crops, Says UF/IFAS Scientist
GAINESVILLE—A University of Florida professor reports finding “the missing link” in how tiny ocean algae produce a chemical substance that influences cloud formation in the atmosphere. The breakthrough research could help explain global climate changes and make it possible to develop agricultural crops that resist freeze, drought and salt water damage.
GAINESVILLE — Florida’s consumer confidence index hit an eight-year high in June thanks to a rare combination of healthy wages and low unemployment, but retail sales are reaching a saturation point, University of Florida economists report.
GAINESVILLE—A tree-killing beetle has invaded the Ocala National Forest, and by the time its work is done the face of the forest could be drastically changed, say entomologists with the University of Florida and the state Division of Forestry.