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Plagas de las Fincas de Florida: Pulgones


January 6, 2022

Existen múltiples plagas que pueden tener un efecto negativo en nuestros cultivos y plantas ornamentales. Una de estas plagas son los pulgones. Los pulgones son pequeños insectos que se consideran plagas en todo el mundo. Tienen un cuerpo ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aphids, Farm Planning And Management, Pests, Plant Pests, Polksmallfarms, Pulgones, Small Farms, Spanish, UF-IFAS

Florida Farm Pests: Aphids


January 6, 2022

There are multiple pests that can have a negative effect on our crops and ornamental plants. One of these pests are aphids. Aphids are small insects that are considered pests around the world. They have a soft body, shaped like a pear, and depending ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aphids, Farm Planning And Management, Pests, Plant Pests, Polksmallfarms, Small Farms, UF-IFAS
Insectary Plants

Using Insectary Plants to Attract Pest Predators


June 4, 2020

Got pests? Hate chemicals? Would you like to deploy an army of garden good guys to fight the bad bugs? There are many plants that are known for luring good bugs to your garden. Here in Florida, we have a few unique problems and predators that ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Aphids, Beneficial Insects, Dill, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Herbs, Home Landscapes, Insectary Plants, IPM, Ocextension, Pests, Pollinators, Sunflower, Tsilvasy, Vegetables

Aphids are the vampires of the plant world


August 13, 2019

July 18, 2019 Horror movies have, for over a century, featured a pantheon of destructive creatures rampaging through the world. Their characteristic have varied over the decades, but they always manage to return. In recent years zombies ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching,
Tags: Agriculture, Aphids, Bugs, Garden, General Information, Home Landscapes, Insects, Landscape, Lawn, Lawn & Garden, Les Harrison, Master Gardener, Master Gardeners, Natural Wakulla, Wakulla, Wakulla Agriculture, Wakulla County, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension
Aphids feed on firebush leaves. Ladybug larva feeds on aphids.

Aaaahhhh – Aphids!

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February 15, 2019

Aphids are a very common garden pest. They feed by piercing leaves and sucking out the juices. This can cause leaves to crinkle and curl, especially on new flushes of growth.   Aphids excrete a fluid that contains a lot of sugars. ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease
Tags: #ufbugs, Aphids, Beneficial Insects, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Good Bugs, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Milkweed, Monarch, Pest Management, Pests, Pollinator Gardens

Anticipating Pests for Fall Planting Season


September 6, 2017

As I start planning for the fall planting season, not only am I starting transplants of cool season vegetables and getting ready to plant, I also am getting prepared for the pests that will attack my crops. I am anticipating during the beginning ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease
Tags: Aphids, BT, Caterpillars, Disease, Fall Planting, Identify, Insects, Pests, Plants Garden, Scouting, Soapy Water, Spidermites, Thrips, Vegetables

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