You’re most likely to notice termites during their swarming activity, but colonies infesting trees and structures are active year-round in Florida. This puts properties at risk for costly damages and trees vulnerable to high winds.
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Photo above shows a male Evarcha culicivora. (Image provided by Lisa Taylor, UF/IFAS)
For a creature that – legs and all – might be no larger than a pencil eraser, spiders continue to surprise researchers with their cognitive abilities.
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Ponds and streams provide aesthetic and environmental benefits. They also provide breeding habitats for swarms of flying pests like midges.
These mosquito-like pests often draw concern and confusion among crowds encountering them about ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – When it comes to soil, Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani can give South Florida growers the scoop nematodes and more.
As the newest member of UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, the assistant professor ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla -- Termite season in Florida is around the corner, and experts at UF/IFAS are ready to help.
On March 1, Thomas Chouvenc, a termite expert and assistant professor at the UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education ... READ MORE
The purpose of the Florida Beekeeping Calendars is to provide beekeepers with a monthly reference point for managing their bees throughout the year. Each calendar includes a check-list for beekeepers to complete for each region of the state. ... READ MORE
The Bug Week avatars were created for social media to help build interest in the Bug Week campaign among the general public and our social media followers. Bug Week informs participates about the different type of bugs found in Florida and the ... READ MORE
Florida is a haven for many forms of insect life, from butterflies and honey bees to termites and fireflies. Unfortunately, its miles of coastline and thriving trade also make it vulnerable to harmful invasive species, which enter our state ... READ MORE