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New Bugs in Florida Stymie Researchers, Threaten Crops!

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June 27, 2013

Miami, Florida National NPR Correspondent Greg Allen visited the UF Entomology Department a few weeks ago to discuss various emerging bug and invasive species problems in Florida. Check out the audio or article at: http://www.npr.org/2013/06/26/195492811/new-bugs-in-florida-stymie-researchers-threaten-crops This ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Pest Alert

UF-IFAS Pest Alert: a mealybug, Vryburgia trionymoides by Stocks (FDACS-DPI)

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June 19, 2013

On several occasions in 2011, succulents (Crassulaceae) for sale at retail stores in Florida were found with infestations of the mealybug Vryburgia trionymoides DeLotto. A traceback revealed that the succulents originated in California, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Mealybugs, Ornamentals, Pest Alert, Vryburgia

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