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TEAL, PETER E A
Research Leader
Peter.Teal@ars.usda.gov
(352) 374-5730
SUBTROPICAL HORTICULTURE RESEARCH STATION
13601 OLD CUTLER ROAD
Miami FL 33158

Mission:
The mission of the Subtropical Horticulture Research Station is to support the agricultural industries in the southern areas of the United States by providing environmentally sound research on: (1) the genetics of tropical and subtropical fruit and ornamental crops; (2) the interdiction and control/eradication of exotic plant insect pests; and (3) developing a potting mix from construction debris, biosolids, and organic composts with improved water holding and ion exchange capacities to reduce the quantity and improve the quality of wastewater from nursery irrigation operations.

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