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UF: Consumer confidence in Fla. falls in March, mimics last year’s trend

Published: Mar 27th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — Consumer confidence among Floridians fell two points in March to 74, repeating a trend seen last year, according to a monthly University of Florida survey.

Citrus greening bacterium may ‘ring the dinner bell’ to attract insect

Citrus greening bacterium may ‘ring the dinner bell’ to attract insect

Published: Mar 22nd, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — The bacterium responsible for citrus greening causes infected trees to give off a scent that rings the dinner bell for the disease-carrying insect, University of Florida researchers say.

UF research begins to unlock ‘formulas’ for taste, aroma appeal of tangerines

Published: Mar 19th, 2012

GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers are working to speed up their ability to create new tangerine varieties by pinpointing the compounds that make them taste and smell the way they do.