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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. Environmentally safe management and conservation practices.

  • New ornamental crop development with an emphasis on tropical and subtropical species.
  • New production technologies for ornamental crops.
  • Investigation and utilization of natural, biological control techniques for pests of ornamental plants.
  • Promotion of the utilization of recycled urban waste. 
  • Fulfillment of the needs of South Florida's horticultural and allied industries.
  • Dissemination of information to the public through cooperative extension programs.

Dr. Kimberly Moore
Environmental Horticulture
Phone: 954-577-6328
Teaching Program