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Spooky Owl Provides Natural Rodent Control For Farmers

Published: Oct 28th, 1999

BELLE GLADE—For the spooks that haunt the Everglades Agricultural Area, Halloween happens every night as they swoop through the skies above the sprawling sugar cane fields in search of treats.

As Yellow Jacket Population Peaks, So Does Danger Of Stings

Published: Oct 27th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—University of Florida researchers say yellow jacket season is at its peak and warn parents to be particularly careful about keeping children away from the territorial insects’ nests.

UF Research Ties Homosexual Behavior In Beetle To Evolution

Published: Oct 20th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — In a new hypothesis for a behavior observed in a number of species, two researchers say the process of natural selection may explain homosexual behavior in a beetle that preys on citrus in South Florida.

UF Research: Sea Level Rise Behind Tree Deaths On Florida’s West Coast

Published: Oct 14th, 1999

GAINESVILLE — When University of Florida researchers first looked into Florida west coast residents’ complaints of dying palms, they thought the cause was a disease.

Botanic Gardens Relieve Stress, UF Researchers Find

Published: Oct 13th, 1999

GAINESVILLE—Take a walk and call me in the morning may be a good prescription for stress, according to researchers at the University of Florida.