Project Descriptions

ACADEMIC AREAS

  • Forestry and Natural Resources Conservation
  • Agribusiness
  • Biological and Agricultural Systems Engineering
  • Agricultural Sciences
  • Landscape Design and Management
  • International Agriculture and Business
  • Civil Engineering Technology
  • Construction Engineering Technology
  • Electronic Engineering Technology
  • Entomology, Food Science, Animal Science

SPECIFIC RESEARCH INTERESTS (Partial List)

  • Small Fruits (Phills)
  • BioEnergy (Onokpise)
  • Bioinformatics/Computational Biology/ Genome Analysis (Lu)
  • Food Science (Musingo, James, Thomas)
  • Grapes Breeding and Genetics (Lu)
  • Development of biofuels feedstock (Louime)
  • Microbial Conversion of biomass (Abazinge)
  • Algae Biorefinery Concept (Cooper)
  • Waste to Products (Cooper)
  • Water and Air Quality of North Florida Water Processes and Wetlands (Hsieh, Bugna)
  • Biological Assessment of Water Quality (Pescador, Rasmussen)
  • Alleviation of Water Quality Problems and Conservation/ Best Management Practices (Gardner, Cooper)
  • Watershed Modeling and Water Quality Monitoring (Milla, Gitau, Carter, Jain)
  • Animal Science (Anderson)
  • Nutrient Management, Rural Water Issues and Water Policy (Pancholy, Mbuya)
  • Herd Health and Food Safety (Peterson)
  • Goat and Small Animal Production (Jakes)
  • Bio?Terrorism and Aquaculture (Madden)
  • Marketing and Small Farm Management (Richardson)
  • Statewide Small Farm Program (Taylor)
  • Community Resource and Economic Development (Thompson)
  • Family Resource management (Jolly)
  • Grapes Biotechnology (Sheikh)
  • Green Designed Abattoir for cattle, goat, and sheep for domestic and international sales. Sustainable byproducts used for secondary industrial development (Muhammad)
  • The development of Organically Grown beef, sheep and goat for consumption by small African?American Farmers (Muhammad)
  • Designing Sustainable Green Energy from animal by?products and waste water recovery, photovoltaic and biogas sources from the Green Designed Abattoir Plant and Site Development Comprehensive Plan (Muhammad)
  • 4?H and Youth Development (Nelson)
  • Plant and Natural Resource Management (Gardner)
  • Algae Biorefinery Concept (Cooper)
  • Waste to Products (Cooper)
  • Water and Air Quality of North Florida Water Processes and Wetlands (Hsieh, Bugna)
  • Biological Assessment of Water Quality (Pescador, Rasmussen)
  • Alleviation of Water Quality Problems and Conservation/ Best Management Practices (Gardner, Cooper) (Gardner)
  • Testing of chemical, microbial and biochemical insecticides (Peterson)
  • Discovery and genetic enhancement of microbial insecticides (Smith)
  • Mosquito and arboviral surveillance, ecology and control(Kairo)
  • Development and evaluation of arthropod trapping systems (Kanga)
  • Repellent dose range, efficacy and duration testing (Kanga)
  • International Agriculture and Business (Paul)
  • Engineering Technology (Anglade, Suarez)
  • Agricultural Economics (M. Thomas)
  • Grapes Breeding (Colova)
  • Food Safety and Toxicology (Madden)
  • The Economics of Agriculture in Developing Nation (Solis)
  • The Economics benefits of landscape (M. Thomas)
  • Hurricane or weather economics (M. Thomas)
  • Effects of designed landscapes on human health and well
  • being (Lorenzo)
  • Optimal design of rain
  • and roof gardens to maximize their ecological and environmental benefits (Lorenzo)
  • IPM model for residential landscapes (Lorenzo)
  • Uptake of nanoparticles by plants (Cooper)
  • Determination of climatic, flow, and water quality trends in the Caloosahatchee River Watershed, Florida (Gitau)