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Category: Horticulture

Papaya Disease: Anthracnose

One of the important pathogens that cause anthracnose disease on papaya is Colletotrichum gloeosporiodes. Anthracnose disease is a common disease on many tropical and subtropical fruits in Florida such as mango. The management of this… Read More

Common Invasive Plants on the Treasure Coast

Brazilian Peppertree

On March 9, 2021, I worked with Extension Agent Kate Rotindo and her Florida Master Gardener volunteers to teach them about invasive pest plants on the Treasure Coast.  As part of this training program, I… Read More

Peters’s Rock Agama on the Treasure Coast

Rainbow agama

A new UF/IFAS EDIS document “Peters’s rock agama in Florida” is now available here. People throughout central and south Florida are seeing this eyecatching nonnative reptile.  This nonnative reptile species in Florida is most notable… Read More