Tag: invasive plants

Wanted: Air Potato Beetles

Wanted: Air Potato Beetles As the summer season begins to dwindle, requests continue to meander into the UF/IFAS Extension Manatee County’s Master Gardener Plant Clinic for Air Potato Beetles. Why would someone request a beetle? These beetles (Lilioceris… Read More

Fact Sheets: Invasive Plants | Air Potato | Brazilian Pepper | Japanese Climbing Fern | Two-Leaf Nightshade | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension

Invasive Plants         Air Potato (Dioscorea bulbifera)     Brazilian Pepper-tree Control     Control of Hard to Manage Weeds     Environmental Contractors     Got Invasive?  Get Help!     Herbicide Control of Woody Plants     Herbicides to Kill Invasive Trees in the Landscape     Invasive Solanum spp. in Florida… Read More

Science teachers learn to spread the word about invasive plants

When Kenny Coogan, a seventh-grade science teacher at Orange Grove Middle Magnet School, took an airboat ride on Lake Tohopekaliga and saw the devastation caused by invasive plants, he knew he had to bring this information back to… Read More