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Aphids make tropical milkweed less inviting to monarch butterflies, study finds

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July 26, 2023

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

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: Adam Dale, Aphids, Bernie Mach, Entomology And Nematology, Jaret Daniels, Milkweed, Monarch Butterfly, News
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Study: For monarch butterflies, plant variety is the spice of life

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October 15, 2020

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

Category: Conservation, Home Landscapes, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Adam Dale, CALS, College Of Agricultural And Life Sciences, Entomology And Nematology, Florida Museum Of Natural History, Jaret Daniels, News

Researcher hopes to bolster pollinators on golf courses

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November 2, 2016

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

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water
Tags: Adam Dale, Featured Hot Topic, Mark Bostick Golf Course, Pollinators

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