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Category: Pests & Disease

Fact Sheets: Insects | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Insects     A Gallery of Florida Insects     Asian Citrus Psyllid    Bagworms on Palms     Banana Moth     Bark Psocid – coming soon     Black Thread Scale     Braconid Wasps     Brown Recluse Spider (pdf) – coming soon     Cactus Moth – coming soon     Chili… Read More

Fact Sheets: What’s Blooming by the month | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown

What’s Blooming?     List of Fact Sheets, Power Points and Videos      January         Peach (Prunus persica)     February         Flame Vine (Pyrostegia venusta)         Walter’s Viburnum     March         Yellow Tabebuia (Tabebuia spp.)         April           Dinner Plate Tree (Pterospermum acerifolium)     May          Blood Lily (Scadoxus multiflorus)          Tree Bougainvillea (Bougainvillea species)     June          Hedge Cactus (Cereus… Read More

Fact Sheets: Plant Diseases | Lee County Extension | Stephen Brown

Diseases     Algal Leaf Spot of Cocoplum     Anthracnose     Autograph Tree Deep Planting     Bamboo Rust     Cucumber Mosaic Virus and Beautyberry     Eugenia, Ligustrum, Oleander Diseases     Impatiens and Downy Mildew – coming soon     Impatiens and Downy Mildew 2 – coming soon     Indian… Read More

Fact Sheet: Survey of Insecticides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

Survey of Insecticides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida: 2013 The insecticides below are first listed by their family name, for example, Benzoylureas and Neonicontinoids. Knowing the insecticide family is critical when developing a rotation scheme to… Read More

Fact Sheet: Insecticides and acaricides registered for use in early 2011 in landscape, nursery, greenhouse or field-grown ornamentals

Insecticides and acaricides registered for use in early 2011 in landscape, nursery, greenhouse or field-grown ornamentals  

Fact Sheet: Survey of Fungicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

Mushrooms and fungus

Survey of Fungicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida Fungicides within the same group have similar chemistries and similar biochemical modes of action within fungal cells. It is prudent to rotate fungicides from different classes to avoid… Read More

Fact Sheet: Survey of Herbicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

pulling out weeds from the grass

Survey of Herbicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida Herbicides are listed by their active ingredient. This avoids the confusion that results from multiple brands that use the same active ingredient. The active ingredient is the compound… Read More

Fact Sheet: Anthracnose Disease of Ornamental Plants: A Pictorial

anthracnose

Anthracnose Disease of Ornamental Plants: A Pictorial One of the most common diseases of plants is Colletotrichum leaf spot, or anthracnose. The Colletotrichum sp. that is most often present is C. gloeosportioides. Several other species have been identified… Read More