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Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center

Environmental Horticulture

Programs at FLREC play a major role in helping Florida's multi-billion dollar-a-year plant industry meet the recreational and environmental demands of Florida residents. Environmentally safe pest management and water conservation practices all directly enhance these industries.

  • New ornamental crop development with an emphasis on tropical and subtropical species.
  • New sustainable production technologies for ornamental crops.  (ie. alternative substrates; water conservation; fertilizer management)
  • Investigation and utilization of varied control techniques for pests of ornamental plants.
  • Sustainable landscape practices.
  • Fulfillment of the needs of South Florida's horticultural and allied industries for a cadre of well-trained professionals.
  • Dissemination of the above technologies and information to the public through cooperative extension programs

 
Dr. Kimberly Moore
Environmental Horticulture
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Phone: 954-577-6328
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Dr. Marco Schiavon
Environmental Horticulture
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Phone: 954-577-6336
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