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“Can Anyone Out There Help Me?”

April 17, 2020

UF’s Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (IFAS) Extension Master Gardeners provide University of Florida research based horticulture options, multiply outreach of UF/IFAS Extension offices, saving taxpayer dollars and fill a gap in ... READ MORE

Category: Community Volunteers, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Citizen Scientists, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Gardening, Master Gardener, Research, UF/IFAS Extension
Moth larvae spin loose webs in outer sections of hardwood canopy.

Will This Kill My Tree?

September 19, 2018

An up close view reveals dozens of hairy, inch long caterpillar, twitching within the fine webbing. Twigs, stems, skeletonized leaves and excrement were visible. Left alone, will these fall webworm kill our young pecan tree? Is this a pest requiring ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: Chewed Leaf, Chewing, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Holes In Leaves, Insects, Leaves, Levy County, Pesticide, Tree, Vegetable

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