Entomology and nematology department university of florida institute of food and agricultural sciences 1881 natural area drive steinmetz hall gainesville fl 32611.

Research update determining the dose of oxalic acid applied via vaporization needed for the control of the honey bee apis mellifera pest varroa destructor 12 9 2021 by amy vu members of the uf ifas honey bee research and extension laboratory conducted a research project that led to a publication on determining the effective dose for oxalic acid oa.

The 2021 2022 citrus production guide is now available this annual reference guide for the florida citrus grower offers up to date recommendations on the safest and most effective means of controlling pests of florida citrus.

The university of florida rsquo s institute of food and agricultural sciences uf ifas is a federal state county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture human and natural resources and the life sciences and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

University of florida institute of food and agricultural sciences extension outreach is a partnership between state federal and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public the university of florida uf together with florida a m university famu administers the florida cooperative extension service.

University of florida institute of food and agricultural sciences extension outreach is a partnership between state federal and county governments to provide scientific knowledge and expertise to the public the university of florida uf together with florida a m university famu administers the florida cooperative extension service.

The university of florida rsquo s institute of food and agricultural sciences uf ifas is a federal state county partnership dedicated to developing knowledge in agriculture human and natural resources and the life sciences and enhancing and sustaining the quality of human life by making that information accessible.

Uf researchers examine how much bait it takes to eliminate a subterranean termite colony a team of students from the university of florida institute of food and agricultural sciences uf ifas determined that less is more when it comes to just how many members of a subterranean termite colony must consume a chemical known as a chitin.

The main goal of this work was to preparate different uf membranes under different formulation and fabrication conditions l 2 l 3 and l 4 comparing their water permeabilities with commercial uf membranes c 1 and c 2 it was found that mwco of l 2 membrane could be close to 30 kda while l 3 and l 4 mwco are between 3 ndash 30 kda.

The venomous ant the worlds most venomous insect is an ant not just any ant will do since many ants dont sting of the ones that do the award for most toxic venom goes to the harvester ant pogonomyrmex maricopa the ld 50 for harvester ant venom in rodents is 0 12 mg kg compare that to an ld 50 of 2 8 mg kg for a honey bee apis mellifera sting.

Department of pathology immunology and laboratory medicine university of florida college of medicine p o box 100275 gainesville florida 32610 0275 telephone 352 627 9244 fax 352 627 9242 email fzahra aly ufl edu.

1 background there is a strong need for prevention and treatment strategies for covid 19 that are not impacted by sars cov 2 mutations emerging in variants of concern after virus infection host er resident sigma receptors form direct interactions with non structural sars cov 2 proteins present in the replication complex 2 methods in this work highly.