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New Video: Mites of Industrial Hemp in Florida


February 23, 2021

The UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Pilot Project has a new video resource available for industrial hemp growers: Mites of Industrial Hemp in Florida. The video, narrated by UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research and Education Center (MREC) professor of entomology ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Biological Control, Eriophyidae, Hemp, Industrial Hemp, Juanita Popenoe, Lance Osborne, Mites, Mites In Hemp, Osborne, Tarsonemidae, Tetranychida

Industrial Hemp Virtual Workshop Now Available


January 15, 2021

Interested in learning more about industrial hemp production in Florida? On Monday, January 11 the UF/IFAS Industrial Hemp Program launched a virtual workshop aimed at updating Floridians on the latest industrial hemp research conducted across ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops
Tags: Brian Pearson, Hemp Pilot Project, Industrial Hemp, Lance Osborne, Medicinal Plants, Osborne, Pearson, Roger Kjelgren, Steve Anderson, Virtual Workshop

New IFAS study shows corn plants help control major mite pest

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November 1, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. – Add one more entry to corn’s list of abilities: helping to biologically control pests. Already a source of food and biofuel, University of Florida researchers ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Biocontrol, Corn, Entomology And Nematology, Gall Midge, IFAS, Lance Osborne, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Twospotted Spider Mite, UF

Papaya plants reduce the need for pesticides on tomatoes in Florida, new UF study finds

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June 29, 2011

Cutline at bottom. Click here for a high-resolution image. GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Whiteflies can be biologically controlled in Florida greenhouse tomatoes, according to a new University of Florida study, which helps reduce the need for pesticide ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: Biological Control, Entomology And Nematology, Florida, Greenhouse Tomatoes, Lance Osborne, Papaya, Wasp, Whitefly, Yingfang Xiao

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