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Retracing citrus’ earliest roots to find clues for healthier future

Jun 27, 14 Retracing citrus’ earliest roots to find clues for healthier future

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By Kimberly Moore Wilmoth, 352-294-3302, k.moore.wilmoth@ufl.edu • Source: Fred Gmitter, 863-956-8878, fgmitter@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. – That orange you’re enjoying may have been grown in Florida, but its deepest ancestral roots stretch back more than 5 million years, all the way to two wild citrus species from Southeast...

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Pig Breed Serves as Ideal Model for Human Obesity Research

Jun 27, 14 Pig Breed Serves as Ideal Model for Human Obesity Research

Posted by in Scientific Studies

By Rosalie Marion Bliss U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) researchers have conducted a series of studies showing that the pig is instrumental as a model for human obesity-related research. Agricultural Research Service (ARS) microbiologist Gloria Solano-Aguilar has found that using swine as a biomedical research model was useful...

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UF/IFAS strategies give forest owners, managers disaster-coping methods

Jun 27, 14 UF/IFAS strategies give forest owners, managers disaster-coping methods

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Writer: Brad Buck, 352-294-3303, bradbuck@ufl.edu Sources: Andres Susaeta, 352-846-0877, asusaeta@ufl.edu Damian Adams, 352-846-0872, dcadams@ufl.edu GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Scientists believe climate change means more erratic weather patterns for the future, and that doesn’t bode well for forests in the Southeastern U.S. Two things...

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The Meat We Eat: An Alternative to Livestock Antibiotics

Jun 27, 14 The Meat We Eat: An Alternative to Livestock Antibiotics

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Stephanie Carroll Carson TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Florida’s hundreds of livestock farms – including poultry and swine – soon will have to look for other means to keep the meat we eat free of disease. The Federal Drug Administration has asked pharmaceutical companies to limit the availability of some antibiotics to...

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