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New Featured Creatures! Eriophyid mite vector of Rose Rosette Disease (RRD) Phyllocoptes fructiphilus by M.A. Hoy, UF.

June 10, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new mite Featured Creatures! Phyllocoptes fructiphilus Keifer is a tiny eriophyid mite associated with most rose species and cultivars, especially in the eastern half of the USA. Most significantly, this mite ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Featured Creatures, Mites, Pest Alert

Spring Master Gardening Training/Workshops

January 24, 2013

Spring Master Gardener Program Begins February 21, 2013 – Please call 850-926-3931 for more information or register online... Click here for Florida Master Gardener Application Form 2013... *Note: If you are having trouble submitting the ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Extension, Farming, Garden, General Information, Growing, Horticulture, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Uncategorized, Vegetables, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension

New Featured Creatures – Citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri by Harsimran Kaur Gill, Gaurav Goyal, and Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman, University of Florida

October 2, 2012

The citrus mealybug is a common pest of citrus primarily in greenhouses, and of several ornamental plants in Florida. It has been recognized as a difficult to control pest in Europe since 1813 (where it is called the greenhouse mealybug) ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Featured Creatures, Mealybugs, Pest Alert

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