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Gardening for Pollinator Conservation Workshop – October 13th, Quincy FL


October 7, 2016

A “Gardening for Pollinator Conservation” Workshop will take place Thursday, October 13, at the UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center (NFREC) in Quincy. Pollinators are important in conserving native plants, ensuring a plentiful ... READ MORE

Category: Horticulture
Tags: Beneficials, Butterflies, Butterfly Gardening, Educational Workshop, Native Plants, Panhandle Gardening, Pollinator, Pollinators, Upcoming Events

New on Featured Creatures! An encyrtid parasitoid


March 28, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Anagyrus pseudococci (Fig. 1) is a well-known encyrtid parasitoid capable of developing on a variety of mealybug species ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Mealybugs, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Wellsina mite


December 12, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Hemicheyletia wellsina (De Leon) (Figure 1) is a predatory mite in the family Cheyletidae. The life history of species in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Mites, Ornamentals, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Cotesia congregata a gregarious endoparasitoid


July 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Cotesia congregata (Say) is a gregarious endoparasitoid that attacks more than a dozen species of sphingid caterpillars ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Hydrellia fly parasitic wasp


July 11, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Trichopria columbiana (Ashmead) (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Diapriidae) is a native endoparasitic wasp (Figure 1). The wasp is ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Hydrilla tuber weevil


July 10, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Bagous affinis Hustache (Figure 1) is a semi-aquatic weevil that feeds on the aquatic invasive plant Hydrilla verticillata ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Farm Management, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! A fish!!!! The grass carp.


June 6, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The grass carp, Ctenopharyngodon idella Cuvier and Valenciennes, was imported to the U.S. in 1963 as a biological control ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Farm Management, Livestock, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Grass Carp, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! The convergent lady beetle.


June 5, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville, is among the most common lady beetle species throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beetles, Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Hydrilla leafcutter moth. By Baniszewski, Weeks, and Cuda.


February 3, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Parapoynx diminutalis Snellen is an adventive Asian moth with an aquatic larval stage. The moth is found associated with ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

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