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Try my Super-secret Mango Guacamole Recipe for National Guacamole Day 2021


September 13, 2021

National Guacamole Day is September 16, 2021, and I thought it would be a good time to divulge my super-secret mango guacamole recipe. Its sweet, spicy, and tasty. Its a source of monounsaturated fats which can be part of a healthful diet. ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes
Tags: Avocado, Guacamole, Mango, Monounsaturated, Nationalguacamoleday, Nutritious, Papaya, September 16

Papaya Disease: Anthracnose


August 27, 2021

One of the important pathogens that cause anthracnose disease on papaya is Colletotrichum gloeosporiodes. Anthracnose disease is a common disease on many tropical and subtropical fruits in Florida such as mango. The management of this disease ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Money Matters, Natural Resources, UF/IFAS Extension, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Papaya, Papaya Disease, Papaya Problem

Papaya Fruit Fly


June 30, 2020

Papaya fruit fly, Toxotrypana curvicauda Gerstaecker, is the major pest of papaya (Carica papaya L.) throughout the tropical and subtropical areas. The insect was reported in Florida in 1905. It first was observed in Florida Keys and Miami, ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Fruit Fly, Papaya

What’s in Season Now?


June 3, 2015

Shelley Swenson is your local Family & Consumer Science Extension Agent III, UF/IFAS Wakulla County. Summer is the perfect time for tropical fruit! Luckily, there are several varieties available fresh from Florida--one of them is guava! ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture
Tags: Community, Cooking, Environment, Extension, Families & Consumers, Family, Family & Consumer Sciences, Family And Consumer Sciences, Family Nutrition In Action, Family Youth & Community Sciences, Florida, Food, Food Safety, Fresh, Fresh From Florida, Fresh Produce, Fruit, FYCS, Guava, Health, Healthy, Mango, My Plate, Nutrition, Papaya, Passion Fruit, Shelley Swenson, Sustainability Community, Sustainable Living, Vegetables, Wakulla, Wakulla County Extension, Wakulla Extension

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


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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