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Research Teams



Academic Units Represented


Conducts research and teaches ways to use plants for food, fuel, feed and more.

Animal Sciences

Makes animal enterprises sustainable and give consumers safe, economical food.


Studies and teaches natural control methods, pest management options and more.

Environmental Horticulture

Breeds, propagates, installs and maintains plants to enhance the environment.

Forest Resources and Conservation

Educates and studies ways to measure, manage and conserve natural resources.

Horticultural Sciences

Examines plants, creates new varieties, and helps fruit and vegetable growers.

Plant Pathology

Studies and educates others about plant diseases and plant-microbe exchanges.

Natural Resources and Environment

Develops leaders to face challenges in natural resources and the environment.

Soil and Water Sciences

Manages pesticides and wastes, analyzes landscapes, remediates soil and more.

Wildlife Ecology and Conservation

Teaches, researches, and provides ways to conserve wildlife and their habitats.


Extension Has Always Been a Two-Way Street

Dr. Jose Dubeux knows that in every one-on-one relationship, he is UF/IFAS, and Mack Glass is the farming community and that by serving Mack, he’s serving the industry. By Dr. Jack Payne

Dr. Gary W. Knox received an award at the American Society for Horticultural Science (ASHS) National

Dr. Knox, a Professor of Horticultural Science based at the IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy, FL

Magnolia Symposium in Cuba Outlines Research and Conservation Strategies

Scientists and horticulturists from 15 countries traveled to Varadero, Cuba, for the Third International Symposium on the Family Magnoliaceae.