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On left, oyster mushrooms growing on a plastic bag; on right rolled and on a scale.

A Shortcut to the Mushrooms


February 13, 2022

Are you looking for a fun DIY project to start as the winter winds down? Do you like cooking or eating mushrooms? Then have I got an Ask IFAS article for you! Oyster Mushrooms In “D.I.Y. Funguide: Grow Your Own Oyster Mushrooms at Home,” ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, SFYL Hot Topic
Tags: Arthur C. Grupe II, Chih-Ming Hsu, DIY, Gregory Bonito, Hui-Ling Liao, James M. Stephens, Khalid Hameed, Matthew E. Smit, Mushrooms, Oyster Mushrooms, Pecan Truffles, Timothy Brenneman, Van T. Cotter
Figure 1. A peach limb with the blister symptom of fungal gummosis caused by Botryosphaeria dothidea. Credit: L. Pusey, USDA-ARS

Fungal Gummosis in Peach


August 26, 2015

Fungal gummosis in peach occurs when the fungus Botryosphaeria dothidea infects small openings or wounds in tree branches or trunks. The disease causes blisters on the tree that form lesions and eventually ooze gum (sap). This 3-page fact sheet ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Horticultural Sciences Department, Mercy Olmstead, Peach Plum And Nectarine Diseases, Philip F. Harmon, Sara Sherman, Thomas Beckman
Figure 2. Southwest Florida Research and Education Center Credit: UF/IFAS

Plant Diagnostic Clinic and HLB Lab


August 26, 2015

The Plant Pathology program at the UF/IFAS Southwest Research and Education Center is the state and local resource for plant diagnostic services, including HLB (Huanglongbing, or citrus greening) detection, and for insect identification. This ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Citrus Greening (Huanglongbing), Citrus Pest Management, Jamie Burrow, Joubert Fayette, Pamela Roberts, Pest Identification And Services, Plant Pathology Department, Shea Teems, Southwest Florida REC
Figure 3. Graceful sandmat inflorescence. Credit: Theresa Chormanski

Biology and Management of Graceful Sandmat (Chamaesyce hypericifolia) in Ornamental Crop Production


August 5, 2015

Graceful sandmat (Chamaesyce hypericifolia) is a problematic weed that often grows in container media in ornamental plant nurseries. This 4-page facts sheet profiles the biology of graceful sandmat and recommends physical, cultural, and chemicals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture
Tags: Apopka REC, Chris Marble, Environmental Horticulture Department, Euphorbiaceae, Lyn A. Gettys, Nursery Weeds, Theresa Chormanski

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