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Programs and Projects

Programs and Projects

Animal Molecular and Cellular Biology Graduate Program

Animal Molecular & Cellular Biology Graduate Program

The AMCB Interdisciplinary Concentration is to educate graduate students with an understanding of the principles of molecular and cell biology and the application of this knowledge to contemporary problems of comparative biology. 

Carinata Advanced Renewables Program

Carinata - Advanced Renewables

The ARC Team is a multi-disciplinary team focused on developing Brassica carinata as a sustainable feedstock for advanced renewables including advanced jet fuel, bio-diesel, and other value added co-products.

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Cooperative Forest Genetics Research Program

CFGRP's mission is to develop genetically-improved varieties of southern pines for our members. We also provide technical assistance, research and educational resources to make sound genetic decisions for management of timberlands.

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Florida Citrus Rootstock Selection Guide

The Florida Citrus Rootstock Selection Guide is a convenient, easy-to-use reference to 20 characteristics of 48 citrus rootstocks. The rootstock information provided is a broad-based compilation of Florida information collected from field trials and commercial situations.

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Florida Land Steward Program

The mission of the Florida Land Steward Program is to help and encourage private landownwers to manage their lands for long-term environmental, economic and social benefits.

Forest Biology Research Cooperative

Forest Biology Research Cooperative

The Forest Biology Research Cooperative (FBRC) is an integrated program dedicated to optimizing the productivity, health, and sustainability of intensively-managed Southern pine forest ecosystems.

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HLB Tolerant Hybrids As New Citrus Commercial Cultivars

This project is focused on identifying HLB-tolerant scion cultivars that can be quickly mobilized for use by the US citrus industry.

Industrial Hemp Pilot Program

Industrial Hemp Pilot Project

Industrial hemp is a Cannabis sativa plant that has been cultivated for 10,000 years as a fiber and grain crop. This program will work to identify productive hemp varieties that can withstand environmental, ecological and economic threats.

Let's Walk Florida Program - LWF

Let's Walk Florida

Let's Walk Florida (LWF) is a virtual educational program designed to help Floridians achieve and maintain health through physical activity. LWF meets you where you are - both in terms of physical location and your current fitness level.

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Natural Areas Training Academy

NATA's mission is to create a network of land managers with knowledge and skills to conserve Florida's resources. Workshop participants work to address real-life problems, becoming better prepared to manage Florida's natural resources.

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Plant Breeding Program

One of the most innovative of its kind in the world, the UF/IFAS Plant Breeding Program focuses on genetic improvement of crops grown across the globe. These are used for everything from food, to feed, fiber, fuel, shelter, landscape beautification, ecosystem services, and more.

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Project Learning Tree - Florida

Project Learning Tree is an award-winning environmental education program designed for teachers and educators, parents, and cmmunity leaders working with youth from preschool thbrough grade 12. PLT is a program of the Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI®).

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Sustainable Human and Ecological Development

This website communicates the SHED Group’s projects and provides information on how to design, construct, and manage urban and urbanizing landscapes using more environmentally responsible practices.

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Watermelon Grafting Project

This project, which examines the effectiveness and economic feasibility of grafting as an integrated disease management tool in watermelon production, is a timely response to such needs and driven by producers’ keen interest in searching for sustainable approaches.

Wild Discoveries

Wild Discoveries

The Wild Discoveries website has many helpful tools to help you better understand animal behavior. Our mission is to provide an interactive website that will engage the public in learning more about science and the basics of animal behavior.