Fruit and Vegetable IPM Program

 

The unit focuses on research and introduction variety trials of fruit and vegetable crops for commercial and home garden use. The program evaluates cultivar adaptability and production practices including IPM under North Florida environmental conditions. Some of the crops in the program are blueberries, nectarine, peach, plum, apple, pear, oriental persimmon, Chinese chestnut, citrus, fig and seasonal vegetables.

RESEARCH TEAM

Dr. Bobby R. Phills – Program Leader: 850-599-8685 bobby.phills@famu.edu

Mr. Gohar Umar – Research Associate: 850-412-5192 gohar.umar@famu.edu

Mr. Jose Jeminez – Field Assistant