Managing Global Resources for a Secure Future

2017 Annual Meeting | Oct. 22-25 | Tampa, FL

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Division: Students of Agronomy, Soils and Environmental Sciences (SASES)

Title: SASES Tour 3: Florida Fresh 1 - Vegetables and Citrus

Organizer: Rachel Leege
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Format: Oral None (Admin Only)
Keywords: Citrus

Session Description: This tour will showcase the University of Florida/Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Gulf Coast and Citrus Research and Education centers. Tours of field- and lab-based research programs will focus on small fruit and vegetable production, all things citrus, and alternative crops. These offerings will provide a sampling of the work being done with agronomy and soils in central Florida and will include issues related to soil, nutrient, and pest management. The tour will also include at least one stop at a traditional Florida tourist attraction.