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    Center for Viticultural Sciences
    The mission of the Center for Viticultural Sciences and Small Fruit Research is to conduct research and provide service and support that will help the viticulture industry in Florida to become a viable industry (Florida Viticulture Policy Act, 1978).
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    Veterinary Technology
    Advances in both veterinary medicine technology and technique are the fuel firing the increased demand for well-trained individuals to work as veterinary technologists.
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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)