Parasitic nematodes are responsible for about $125 billion in annual crop loss worldwide, and they can cause farmers to lose up to 80% of their tomato yield.
“The situation with nematodes is exacerbated by an emerging concern in agriculture: ... READ MORE
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla – When it comes to soil, Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani can give South Florida growers the scoop nematodes and more.
As the newest member of UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center, the assistant professor ... READ MORE
Written By Leslie Munroe and Yvonne Florian.
Gardening once again became America's pastime this past year due to "stay at home" and "social distancing" mandates. Many people took up vegetable gardening to pass the time in a healthful, nurturing ... READ MORE
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
Written by Philippe Bilger, Master Gardener Volunteer
For many living in South Florida, summer is the time to enjoy the sun and the fun activities available to us. Due to the heat and humidity during the summer, growing a traditional ... READ MORE
It is nearing the end of the Spring vegetable gardening season here in Central Florida. Some of you might be frustrated with some of your vegetable plants. They get watered, fertilized, and insect pests are controlled. Still, the plants ... READ MORE
Organic sweet potatoes certainly catch the eye of the health-conscience consumer looking for the best starch to add to their diet. They’re a great source of vitamins A, B-6 and C, as well as fiber, calcium, iron and magnesium. California ... READ MORE
If you live in the Tri-County Agriculture Area (TCAA) which includes Putnam, Flagler and St. Johns Counties, you’ve probably noticed that we’ve been a bit wetter than normal for this time of year. Just to put this extraordinarily wet year ... READ MORE