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Newswise: UF Open House Invites Community to Engage with Science

UF Open House Invites Community to Engage with Science

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

The University of Florida Tropical Research and Education Center is in the heart of the tropical and subtropical fruit and vegetable industries, and the ornamental plant industry. For 90 years it has served as an agricultural research unit of the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). On December 4, an open house invites community and media to engage with the science.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Food Science, Plants,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 1:15 PM EST

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Breaking Down Biodegradable: UF Scientist Creates Guide to Bioplastics

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

“Bioplastics—a better option for the environment?” is a compilation of information about bioplastics. These alternative plastics have become more popular, and as it turns out, they’re effectively still the same as petroleum-based plastic, according to Dr. McGuire’s document.

Channels: All Journal News, Environmental Science, Green Tech, Nature, Agriculture, Plants,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 12:30 PM EST
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How to fight illegal cocoa farms in Ivory Coast

Ohio State University

The world’s love for chocolate has helped decimate protected forests in western Africa as some residents have turned protected areas into illegal cocoa farms and hunting grounds.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Government/Law,

Released:
21-Nov-2019 7:00 AM EST
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The cause of chewy chicken meat

University of Delaware

Wooden breast syndrome hurts the poultry industry by making chicken meat chewy. Researchers found gene expression irregularities suggesting it’s a metabolic disorder and could lead to short-term solutions. The findings may also inform human health research on metabolic syndromes such as diabetes.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Food Science, Health Food, Scientific Reports,

Released:
20-Nov-2019 4:45 PM EST
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Newswise: Taller, Higher Soil Bed Design Can Help Save Farmers Thousands of Dollars

Taller, Higher Soil Bed Design Can Help Save Farmers Thousands of Dollars

University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences

From Florida to Virginia, farmers are enjoying the fruits of Sanjay Shukla’s labor. His compact-bed geometry system allows growers to plant crops in tall soil beds, and the result is thousands of dollars in annual savings.

Channels: Agriculture, All Journal News, Food and Water Safety, Food Science, Engineering,

Released:
19-Nov-2019 11:05 AM EST
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