Strawberries: Easy To Eat, Tough To Grow

This project is part of our Nature Narrative photo essay series, which focuses on different nature sites in the state of Florida. Students visited their selected sites and gave detailed descriptions of their experiences and the scenery around them, while highlighting aspects of the environment that are important to the state of Florida.

Beautiful strawberries picked in the field David works on.

David Moreira, a Ph.D. Student in Plant Nematology and Graduate Assistant at the University of Florida’s Vegetable and Fruit Nematology Laboratory, works hands on in the strawberry fields and this allowed him to get a real understanding of the strawberry industry. Check out David’s photo essay to learn about the production and science that go into the strawberries you buy at your grocery store.

Click the button below to view David Moreira’s Photo essay about strawberry production.

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