Several of our reptile invasive species, including the burmese python, often are in the national news circuit. Earlier this month, the USDA Wildlife Services National Wildlife Research Center announced a patent for a new trap… Read More
Tag: Pest Alert
As a reminder, the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Epidemiology, Division of Disease Control and Health Protection publishes weekly summaries for arbovirus (or arthropod-vectored) surveillance reports.
Did you know that the Florida Cooperative Agricultural Pest Survey (CAPS) program is actively surveying for Tomato Leafminer, Tuta absoluta? Check out the Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Division of Plant Industry… Read More
Many of you already know that the emerald ash borer was detected in Georgia in July. Here is a link to the official press release (http://agr.georgia.gov/tree-pest-in-georgia.aspx).
We are pleased to announce a new Featured Creatures on the occasional pest – European honey bee! In the United States, “European” honey bees represent a complex of several interbreeding European subspecies. Public interest… Read More
A reminder that Thursday, August 22, is our UF/IFAS Fertilizer Research Update starting at 1:00 PM. Three Limited Urban Fertilizer CEUs are available. No cost. Click on the link below for agenda and to register… Read More
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… Read More
We are pleased to announce a new pest fly Featured Creatures! The bean seed fly or seedcorn maggot, Delia platura (Meigen), is a small dipterous insect of the family Anthomyiidae (Valenciano et al. 2004)…. Read More
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… Read More