• New Serious Pest of Lychee and Longan Trees in Florida

  • Laurel Wilt Disease Susceptibility Study

  • Breeding nutritious pumpkins in Florida

  • Introducing Agroecology

Program Areas

Tropical Fruit Crops

The focus is on subtropical & tropical fruit crops grown in south Florida.

Natural Resources & Agroecology

Focus is on plants, insects, soils and hydrology of south Florida's ecosystems

Ornamental and Landscape Plants

Focus is on ornamental and landscape plants grown in the subtropics and tropics.

Vegetables Crops

The focus is on vegetable crops grown in a marine subtropical climate.

Breeding, Genetics and Molecular Biology

Focus on tropical plant's breeding, genetics, and molecular biology

Marine and Freshwater Resources

The focus is on coastal and inland waters in South Florida

Various TREC Websites

Plant Diagnostic Clinic

Diagnosis of commercial, homeowner, and extension plant diseases

Lychee erinose mite

Updated information on this invasive species

Avocado IPM

Dr. Daniel Carrillo's webpages on Avocado

Downy Mildew of Basil

Dr. Jaimin Patel's webpages on management of downy mildew of basil

Laurel Wilt

Laurel wilt (LW) is caused by the fungus Raffaelea lauricola

FruitScapes

Dr. Jonathan Crane's website on growing tropical fruits in the home

Tropical Plant Ecophysiology Lab

The Plant Ecophysiology group studies abiotic and biotic factors.

Agricultural Economics Extension

Emphasizes applied trade policy analysis and related production.

Agroecology

Sustain production, conserve natural resources, and maintain social equity

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The Florida Nursery Growers and Landscape Association contributes to TREC’s research

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UF/IFAS Experts: Skip the Roses and Go Straight for the Orchids on Mother’s Day

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Introducing Agroecology

What is Agroecology? Agroecology is a paradigm for scientists and farming communities that prioritizes food production, environmental

TREC staff among those receiving the 2018 SUPERIOR ACCOMPLISHMENT AWARD

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