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The Concept of Integrated Pest Management

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February 23, 2021

Authors: Liz Felter, Ph.D., and Caroline R. Warwick, M.S. Integrated Pest Management (IPM) is a holistic approach to managing insects, mites, pathogens, nematodes, weeds, and other pests in which multiple techniques, concepts, and practices ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Cflandscapes, Disease, Greenhouse, Insects, Integrated Pest Management, IPM, Mites, Nematodes, Nursery, Pathogens, Pest Management, Pests, Scouting, Weeds

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

Fact Sheets: Insects | Stephen Brown | Lee County Extension


September 26, 2018

Insects A Gallery of Florida Insects Asian Citrus Psyllid Bagworms on Palms Banana Moth Bark Psocid - coming soon Black Thread Scale Braconid Wasps Brown Recluse Spider (pdf) - coming soon Cactus Moth ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Asian Citrus Psyllid, Bagworms, Banana Moth, Black Thread Scale, Braconid Wasps, Chili Thrips, Citrus Leafminer, Coconut Mealybug, Cycad Scale, Cypress Webworms, Eastern Lubber Grasshopper, Fact Sheet, Factsheet, Ficus Leaf Rolling Psyllid, Ficus Thrips, Ficus Whitefly, Florida Insects, Flower Beetle, Fuller Rose Beetle, Golden Rain Tree Bug, Hibiscus Midge, Insect Galls, Insects, Lee County, Ligustrum Olive Shootworm Catepillar, Locate Lac Scale, Mediterranean Fruit Fly, Mites, Oil Soap Spray, Podocarpus Aphids, Red Date Scales, Red Palm Mite, Scale (Tachardiella Mexicana) On Wild Tamarind, Scale Insects And Mealybugs, Scale On Glaucous Cassia, Slash Pine Scales, Snowbush Caterpillar/White-tipped Black Moth Feeding, Sooty Mold, Spiraling Whitefly, Sri Lanka Weevil, St. Augustinegrass Bugs, Stephen Brown, Stinging And Venomous Caterpillars, Tabebuia Thrips, Tiki Hut Caterpillar, Weevil In Sansevieria/Snake Plant, Whiteflies Management, Whiteflies On Cocoplum, Whitefly (Acacia) & Sooty Mold (You Tube), Whitefly (Rugose Spiraling), Yellow-Banded Millipede

New on Featured Creatures! Wellsina mite

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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! Tropilaelaps mite

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November 4, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Honey bees throughout the world are exposed to numerous pests, parasites, and pathogens. One such parasite is Tropilaelaps ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Invasive Species, Mites, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

Rose Rosette Virus (RRV)- Confirmed in Florida!

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January 16, 2014

Rose rosette (witches’ broom) symptoms were first observed in 1940 in Canada on wild roses. Subsequently symptomatic plants were discovered in California in 1941 and many other states in the U.S. In 2011, the disease was confirmed to be caused ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Mites, Pest Alert, RRV, UF-IFAS Pest Alert, Virus

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