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New on Featured Creatures! Cabbage aphid. By Gill, Garg and Gillett-Kaufman.

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October 29, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The cabbage aphid belongs to the genus Brevicoryne from Latin “brevi” and “coryne” and which loosely translates ... READ MORE

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

New on Featured Creatures! Citrus snow scale, by Buckley and Hodges.

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October 7, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Citrus snow scale available at: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/scales/citrus_snow_scale.htm Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The citrus snow ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Scale Insects

New on Featured Creatures! Spotted cucumber beetle, by Gill, Goyal and Gillett-Kaufman.

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October 2, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber, is a major agricultural pest of North America. Another ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beetles, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

Collier County Extension Tropical Fruit Class & Tree Sale July 20 and CEU class July 13

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July 5, 2013

Collier County is announcing a CEU class (July 13th) and Tropical Fruit Workshop and Tree Sale (July 20th). Thanks for Dr. Doug Caldwell, Collier County Cooperative Extension for submitting this information to UF-IFAS Pest Alert. Further ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Pest Alert, Tropical Fruits, Workshops

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

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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

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