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The Status of Commercial Fishing and Aquaculture in the U.S. and Florida

ARTICLE WRITTEN BY DR. CHARLES ADAMS, FLORIDA SEA GRANT   The demand for seafood in the US continues to grow. This growth is a function of a number of factors, including the increased awareness of the healthful attributes of many finfish and shellfish products, the increased availability of several key imported, cultured species (shrimp, tilapia, …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/06/17/the-status-of-commercial-fishing-and-aquaculture-in-the-u-s-and-florida/

UF/IFAS Leon County Extension is Among First Three Commercial “Zero Net Energy” Buildings in Florida!

The old adage, “You can’t teach an old dog new tricks” does not always apply. During a recent national webinar, research staff at the New Buildings Institute (NBI) headquartered in Vancouver, Washington profiled the University of Florida IFAS Leon County Extension building as a case study. This project proves that older office buildings can be …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/01/18/ufifas-leon-county-extension-is-among-first-three-commercial-zero-net-energy-buildings-in-florida/

Crapemyrtle Tests Yield Four New Selections With Commercial Potential

Current crapemyrtle cultivars are susceptible to a variety of diseases such as this new bacterial spot disease caused by Xanthomonas sp., which detract from their appearance and make sales more difficult. Four new crapemyrtle selections (“Lagerstroemia limii (OP1)”, “L. limii (OP2)”, “L. subcostata (MS))”, and “L. subcostata (CA)”) were evaluated and compared to 11 commercially …

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Permanent link to this article: http://jackson.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2013/10/05/crapemyrtle-tests-yield-four-new-selections-with-commercial-potential/