TECHNOLOGY

PGR helps slow avocado ripening, lengthening marketability

06/17/2014 4:39:44 PM

A commercially available plant growth regulator can keep a Florida avocado hybrid fresh longer, a... Read more.


Florida to open new citrus germplasm repository

06/16/2014 11:25:29 AM

The Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumers Services will open the new Florida Citrus Repository... Read more.


Mechanical citrus harvest is still needed but with less shaking

06/06/2014 6:20:04 PM

Editor's note: A special thanks to Dr. Monica Ozores-Hampton for coordinating The Immokalee Report. Ten years... Read more.



Genome database will help guide fruit choices, aid breeding

06/06/2014 12:11:23 PM

Researchers from the University of Florida, Washington State, Clemson, North Carolina State and Cornell have... Read more.


Blueberry leaf extract helps delay berry spoilage

06/05/2014 1:49:33 PM

A blueberry leaf extract helps prolong the shelf life of berries while adding an antioxidant. Researchers... Read more.


Grower works to breed a better organic sweet corn

06/05/2014 10:34:36 AM

A southern Oregon organic sweet corn producer has received a grant to help with developing sweeter... Watch Video.


Study: Blueberry leaf extract can add shelf life

06/03/2014 9:19:26 PM

Blueberry leaves contain a substance that can be added to the fruit’s coating and extend its... Read more.



USDA seeks further comments on genetically engineered spud

05/30/2014 10:11:27 PM

The U.S. Department of Agriculture is seeking public comments on an environmental assessment and a... Read more.


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