Category: Agriculture

New on Featured Creatures! Ladybird beetles – recent immigrants to Florida. By Thomas and Blanchard.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Since the publication of the Florida beetles checklist (Peck and Thomas 1998), a number of ladybird beetles… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Citrus snow scale, by Buckley and Hodges.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Citrus snow scale available at: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/scales/citrus_snow_scale.htm Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The citrus snow scale, Unaspis citri Comstock, feeds primarily on the… Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Rat lungworm, by Capinera and Walden.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Like many pest and disease problems, rat lungworm (Angiostrongylus cantonensis) has been slowly spreading around the world…. Read More

New on Featured Creatures! Spotted cucumber beetle, by Gill, Goyal and Gillett-Kaufman.

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber, is a major agricultural pest of North America. Another name… Read More

Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE) Concerns

Good Morning! Are you familiar with Eastern Equine Encephalitis (EEE)? EEE is vectored by mosquitoes and a concern for Florida residents, particularly during the summer months. The Florida Department of Health posts weekly updates regarding various arbovirus diseases of… Read More

Featured Creatures in Arabic! نيماتودا الموالح

Featured Creatures articles are being translated into Arabic. Here is the first- نيماتودا الموالح – http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/nematode/citrus_nematodeMSA.htm Learn more about the citrus nematode نيماتودا الموالح. Translation provided by Dr. Diaa El-Ansary, Precision Agriculture Laboratory (PAL), Faculty of Agriculture (El-Shatby)… Read More