The Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida is a team of faculty, staff, and scholars committed to getting better fruit and vegetable production for the benefit of farmers and consumers. Florida’s climatic range and the facilities at UF deliver opportunities for research with temperate, sub tropical, and tropical crops on a virtually year round basis. We conduct leading edge research in plant breeding and genetics, plant and environmental physiology, fruit and vegetable production, postharvest physiology, biochemistry, and other disciplines. We offer high satisfactory education and coaching for undergraduate and graduate students to equip them with the skills had to be a hit in pleasing, high paying careers. Our distinctive school is located across the state, integrating our research/teaching/extension courses to supply useful expertise for our scholars, technical help for our farmers, relevance for our horticulture market, and a pipeline to bring leading research from our labs to you.