Kevin Folta

Kevin Folta

Kevin M. Folta is a Professor and the Chairman of the Horticultural Sciences Department at the University of Florida. His laboratory studies light/plant interactions and genes associated with flavors in fruits. He also has been recognized for his efforts in science communication. BS/MS Northern Illinois University 1989/1992, Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago, 1998. Follow him at

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Freshly harvested clams.

Green Clams from Florida’s Nature Coast

Cedar Key Littleneck Clams (Mercenaria mercenaria) are no different genetically from other Northern Hard Clams. Their claim to fame comes from the warm nurturing waters where they are…