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Florida Olive Pests

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September 30, 2014

Two links of interest for olive producers and Extension faculty are provided in this post. New on the UF/IFAS EDIS: Pests and Fungal Organisms Identified on Olives (Olea europaea) in Florida. and Fresh from Florida Plant Industry Blog: ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FDACS-DPI, Fruit Flies, Olive, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

Giant African Land Snails-A Potential Unwanted Invader

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July 15, 2014

The Giant African Land Snail (GALS) continues to make news around the US. In an online article, the Independent describes the confiscation of almost 70 unwanted GALS at the Los Angeles International Airport in California: http://www.independent.co.uk/news/world/americas/slow-food-67-giant-african-land-snails-intended-for-human-consumption-seized-at-la-airport-9606495.html The ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Eradication, Exotic Species, FDACS-DPI, Giant African Land Snail, Invasive Species, Quarantine

New on Featured Creatures! Rugose spiraling whitefly. By Kumar, McKenzie, Mannion, Stocks, Smith, and Osborne.

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October 30, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: A new addition on the list of whitefly species found in Florida, Aleurodicus rugioperculatus Martin, was originally called ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: FDACS-DPI, Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Ornamentals, Pest Alert, Whiteflies

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