Alfredo Flores

New switchgrass germplasm collected in Florida
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists and cooperators have collected 46 new populations of switchgrass in
Boll weevil feeding habits better understood
Boll weevils don't hibernate during winter in the subtropics but actually remain active, feeding on orange, grapefruit
Viruses threaten Florida cucurbits and now green beans
Agricultural Research Service (ARS) scientists in Florida have made recommendations to help growers deal with several
Perennial peanut provides quality pasture, hay
After more than a half century of research, the rhizoma perennial peanut is now considered by many growers to be the
Forage-based livestock systems found environmentally safe
Concerns about long-term effects of beef cattle browsing more than 11 million acres of Florida grazing lands led
Researchers identify cause of watermelon vine decline
With popular and nutritious watermelon now battling a new plague called watermelon vine decline, Agricultural Research
Possible new control for whitefly discovered
An unusually durable fungus that was first spotted on tiny insects feeding on eggplants in Texas may become a new
Genetic findings could boost catfish profits
Traditionally, the catfish is looked upon as a bottom-dweller. However, the farm-raised catfish is the most important
Florida sugarcane growers quickly adopting new variety
Sugarcane growers in Florida are quickly adopting a new variety that has shown resistance to the major yield-limiting
New quarantine facility opens for invasive plant research
A quarantine research facility that opened near Davie, Fla., recently will allow U.S. Department of Agriculture
ARS developing new, disease-resistant rootstocks
Three new citrus rootstocks developed by the Agricultural Research Service have emerged as strong candidates to help
Beetle is possible bio-control against skunk vine
A foreign flea beetle could hold the key to controlling skunk vine, a weedy vine that is a serious problem in central
Wireless system to deliver precision agriculture data
Using aerial photographs taken from airplanes, farmers nationwide who've adopted precision agriculture techniques can
Model helps cattle breeders evaluate multiple traits
Beef cattle producers keep track of characteristics of their animals to selectively breed them and improve specific
Scientists stalk tomato spotted wilt virus
Tomato spotted wilt virus (TSWV) is estimated to cause more than $1 billion in damage to crops throughout the world
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