Published: Jun 9th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — That orange you’re enjoying may have been grown in Florida, but its deepest ancestral roots stretch back more than 5 million years, all the way to two wild citrus species from Southeast Asia.
Published: Apr 28th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — A University of Florida researcher has become the first scientist to achieve genome-scale sequencing and analysis of fragile marine creatures at sea aboard a ship and in real time.
Published: Mar 20th, 2014
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — To look at the humble loblolly pine – grown in neat rows on large farms throughout the southeastern U.S. and milled for things like building lumber and paper – you would never think that its genetic code is seven times larger than a human’s.
Published: Dec 19th, 2013
GAINESVILLE, Fla. — University of Florida researchers and their colleagues have sequenced the genome of the flowering plant Amborella for the first time, potentially revealing why flowers may have proliferated millions of years ago and offering clues for improving all major food crop species.