GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A research and extension team based at the University of Florida has received a four-year, $2.9 million federal grant to expand efforts to forecast outbreaks of two fungal diseases threatening the nation’s strawberry crop.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Historically low interest rates, bargains on condominiums and the moratorium on foreclosures were the likely causes of a six-point jump in Florida’s consumer confidence in October to 74, its highest level in six months, according to a new University of Florida survey.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Despite the tough economy, a University of Florida program that fosters the creation of new start-up companies had a successful year, according to an annual report filed with the U.S. Department of Commerce.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A gift of $2 million from Dr. Steven and Rebecca Scott will endow a professorship in the University of Florida’s department of chemistry to help UF scientists develop advancements that will improve health care for all people.
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers are part of a nationwide team preparing to open a door into better understanding plant evolution by sequencing the genome of the single living sister species to all other flowering plants.