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Green Industry Increases Jobs and Revenue

Green Industry Increases Jobs and Revenue
Lee Nielsen
The phrase “money doesn’t grow on trees” may need to be reconsidered because of growth in revenue and jobs in the green industry.
The green industry is the production of nurseries and green houses, landscape services and the distribution of horticultural products.  
The University of Florida Institute of […]

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New Breed of Daisy Resistant to Mildew and Fungus

 
New Breed of Daisy Resistant to Mildew and Fungus
Lee Nielsen
 
A new breed of daisy is being developed at the University of Florida.
Researchers at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences are developing a new breed of daisy called the gerbera daisy, which is resistant to mildew and fungus.
Zhanao Deng, professor […]

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New Technology To Prevent Strawberry Diseases

New Technology To Prevent Strawberry Diseases
Lee Nielsen
 
A new monitoring system can help farmers reduce the use of chemical sprays and increase profits of strawberries.
Natalia Peres, an associate professor of strawberry pathology at the Gulf Coast Research and Education center, developed the Strawberry Advisory System in 2012.
The system’s technology can alert farmers when they should chemically […]

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