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UF-led center continues fight against diseases spread by mosquitoes, ticks


July 12, 2022

Established in 2016, the Southeast Regional Center of Excellence in Vector-Borne Disease: The Gateway Program (SECVBD) will continue its work for another five years, thanks to renewed funding from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention ... READ MORE

Category: Health & Nutrition, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Center For Online Learning And Technology, Center For Public Issues Education, Chagas Disease, Dengue Virus, Emerging Pathogens Institute, Mosquitoes, Ticks, West Nile Virus, Zika
image- Chelsea Smartt FMEL microbiology scientist

Women in Science: A conversation with the UF/IFAS scientist behind the Smartt Lab


March 28, 2022

VERO BEACH, Fla. –  For decades, females have been at the forefront of careers in science, technology and mathematics (STEM). They generate scientific breakthroughs and inspire innovation in a variety of careers across the globe. For UF/IFAS, ... READ MORE

Category: Conservation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Chelsea Smartt, Department Of Microbiology And Cell Science, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Military Child Month, Mosquitoes, National Women's History Month, Women In Science
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Bromeliads and Mosquitoes


July 25, 2020

What can you do to prevent mosquitoes from inhabiting your bromeliad plants? The information below is courtesy of Dr. Roxanne Connelly formerly with the UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Lab and currently with CDC. There are several options: ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, , Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, Water, Work & Life
Tags: Dengue, Florida Medical Entomology Lab, FMEL, Gioeli, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Virus, West Nile
Bromeliad bloom holding water

Mosquitoes in and around your home


May 27, 2020

The arrival of summer temperatures and summer rainfall bring to mind another of our summer arrivals: mosquitoes. These pesky insects are a reality to residents of Florida, and questions associated with disease spread and the best repellents ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, , Wildlife
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Florida-Friendly Plants, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer, Mosquitoes, Polk County, Polkgardening, Polkmg

Your Lawn & Landscape Will Miss You


April 28, 2020

For those of you that haven’t committed to staying in Florida for our steamy Florida summers with frequent rain and lots of bugs, your lawn and landscape will miss you. There are things you should do to prepare your lawn and landscape for ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water
Tags: Calibrate, Checking Irrigation System, Irrrigatin System, Landscape, Lawn, Lawn Irrigation, Mosquitoes, Rain Sensor, Standing Water, Sumter County Extension, UF IFAS Extension

UF Experts Provide Educational Resources on Mosquito-Related Issues


July 29, 2019

By Sydney Honeycutt GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- New educational resources from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences covering mosquito-related topics are now available for teachers to download and use in their classrooms. The ... READ MORE

Category: Curriculum, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Agricultural Education And Communication, Center For Public Issues Education, Entomology And Nematology, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Prevent & Protect

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