UF/IFAS Breeder Develops Genetic Path to Tastier Tomatoes

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By Brad Buck, UF/IFAS Some consumers crave tastier tomatoes than those they buy at the supermarket, so a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences researcher led a global team of scientists that found chemical combinations for better flavor. In a study published in the journal Science, Harry Klee, a UF/IFAS professor of horticultural sciences, led an international research …

Women in Agricultural Academics

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UF/IFAS study: Women earn nearly half the doctorates in ag sciences, but not gaining stature Despite earning 44 percent of the doctorates in agricultural sciences, women hold just 23 percent of the tenure-track faculty positions at U.S. land-grant institutions, according to a new study led by a research team at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences.