Extension & Plant Clinic

Program Areas

Agricultural Economics

Hayk Khachatryan, Ph.D.

Entomology & IPM

Lance Osborne, Ph.D.

Environmental Horticulture

Brian Pearson, Ph.D.

Greenhouse Citrus Production

Richard Beeson, Ph.D.

Landscape Ornamentals

Richard Beeson, Ph.D.

Plant Pathology

G. Shad Ali, Ph.D. & David Norman, Ph.D.

Plant Physiology

Jianjun Chen, Ph.D.


Dennis Gray, Ph.D.

Weed Management

Developing effective, economical, & environmentally-friendly weed controls


Industry Spotlight: Central Florida Ferns

From a new hops and grape-filled demonstration garden to an active social media and website, Central Florida Ferns is taking steps to

Industry Spotlight: Flori-Design, Inc.

If you have ever been to Home Depot and seen a Venus flytrap for sale, you can most likely thank Flori-Design, Inc. in Eustis, Florida.

EDIS Update: Dodder

Dodder is a parasitic weed, meaning it relies on a host plant to survive, and is in a group of over 150 species in the genus Cuscuta. Hosts

Industry Spotlight: Twinflower Nursery

Nestled underneath the oak trees in Deland, Florida you will find Dottie and Kevin Hanna cultivating local Florida grown plants at


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