When oleander aphids infested tropical milkweed, monarch butterflies laid fewer eggs on the plant, and the caterpillars developing on those plants were slower to mature.
The researchers will next investigate pest management options that ... READ MORE
Today, most lawns are planted with just one variety of a given turfgrass species, but that genetic uniformity makes them more vulnerable to pests and disease.
Scientists conducted a four-year study to see how lawns with a blend of turf ... READ MORE
As monarch butterflies make their transcontinental migration this month across North America, they will depend on milkweed plants to produce the next generation of this iconic butterfly species, which has seen declines of more than 80% in its ... READ MORE
This spring, a handful of golf courses in Florida will become a little more “green,” thanks to a new project led by a University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences Extension specialist and researcher.
“In our state, ... READ MORE