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Plant Clinic to Help with Lawn, Landscape & Garden Questions

May 16, 2023

An upcoming plant clinic in Fort Walton Beach is designed to provide answers to lawn, landscape and/or garden problems. The plant clinic will be held Friday, May 19 from 9 a.m. to 12 noon at the temporary UF/IFAS Extension Annex located at ... READ MORE

Category: Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf
Tags: Lawn Problem, Plant Clinic, Plant Diagnostics, Soil Testing, Weed Control
One Health and Summer Time!

Don’t forget about One Health during the summer: Tips to survive!

May 4, 2023

Introduction: Summer is just around the corner, and with it comes longer days, warmer temperatures, and plenty of opportunities to engage in outdoor activities. However, the summer season also brings an increased risk of exposure to zoonotic ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Forests, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Alejandro Sanchez MDP, Circular Health, One Health, Summertime, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals, UF-IFAS

University of Florida Experts offer Pest and Disease Workshop for Tampa Bay

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April 21, 2023

Join UF/IFAS Extension Hillsborough County as we host the Florida First Detector Workshop on Friday May 19th from 9:30 to 11:30am. This class offers residents an introduction to identifying pests and diseases in your home landscape from experts ... READ MORE

Category: , Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Central Florida, Disease, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Garden, Hillsborough County, Home Landscape, Master Gardener, Pest, Tampa Bay, Tia Silvasy, UF IFAS Extension
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Científico de UF/IFAS trabaja en la identificación y control de una plaga que ataca al frijol, guisante y otras legumbres cultivadas en Florida y a nivel internacional

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April 21, 2023

https://youtu.be/2mOI86ta9KE Los trips de las flores del frijol, conocidos por su nombre científico Megalurothrips usitatus, atacan las leguminosas como los frijoles y los guisantes. En algunos casos, puede acabar con todo un campo de cultivo. En ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Arveja, Colombia, Control, Costa Rica, Cuba, Ejote, El Salvador, Entomologia, Español, FDACS, Florida, Frijol, Guatemala, Guisante, Honduras, Hugh Smith, ICTA, Insecticida, Insecto, Legumbres, Leguminosas, Megalurothrips Usitatus, Mexico, Nicaragua, Plaga, Spanish, Thrips, Trips, UF-IFAS
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UF/IFAS scientist works to identify, control pest invading beans, peas, legumes grown in Florida, internationally

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April 21, 2023

Bean flower thrips, known by the scientific name of Megalurothrips usitatus, attacks such legumes as beans and peas. In some cases, it can wipe out an entire field of crops. In the past three years, it became established in Florida, Mexico, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Bean Flower Thrips, Beans, Entomology And Nematology, GCREC, High Smith, Legumes, Megalurothrips Usitatus, News, Peas, Snap Beans, Thrips, UF IFAS Extension, UF-IFAS, UF/IFAS Entomology And Nematology Department, UF/IFAS Gulf Coast Research And Education Center

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