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UF-led research to help cope with parasitic nematodes, which cause $125B in crop losses worldwide

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August 24, 2022

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

Category: Agriculture, Pests & Disease
Tags: Entomology And Nematology, Evening, Genome, Nematodes, NSF, Parasitic Nematodes, Peter DiGennaro, Plant Breeding, Root-knot Nematodes, Tomatoes, USDA-NIFA, Warming
image - FLREC assistant professor of nematology Abolfazl Hajihassani

UF/IFAS scientist battles ‘hidden enemies’ in South Florida’s soil

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March 6, 2022

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

Category: Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Fruit Crops, Nematodes, Ornamental Plant Industry, Research, Root-knot Nematodes, Soil, Soil Microbes, Soil Science, South Florida, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center
crimson clover and Celosia

Summer Vegetable Gardening: Cover Crops and Garden Planning

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June 7, 2021

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

Category: Conservation, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, Water
Tags: Ask IFAS, Cover Cropping, Florida Vegetable Gardening, Garden Planning, Gifford Community & Student Garden, GYAC, Improving Poor Soil, Indian River County Master Gardener Plant Help Desk, IRC Extension, Living Mulch, Nematode Management, Nematodes, Solarization, Solarize, Summer Gardening
using a magnifying glass to scout for a caterpillar on a plant

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

Let the Power of the Sun Restore Your Garden Soil


June 17, 2020

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

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension,
Tags: Gegetable Gardening, Insects, Master Gardener Volunteer, Nematodes, Palm Beach County, Pathogens, Raised Beds, Soil, Solarazation, Summer, Weeds
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Nematodes: The Bane of the Florida Vegetable Gardener

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April 17, 2020

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

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Aquatic, Cover Cropping, Crop Rotation, Diagnosing Vegetable Growing Problems, Microscopic, Nematode Resistant, Nematodes, Parasitic Worms, Plant Families, Soil Borne, Solanaceae, Stunted Vegetable Plants, Vegetable Gardening

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