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December First Friday with Florida First Detector

December 5, 2022

Recap of December First Friday with Florida First Detector On December 2nd, we covered the basics of invasive snails and slugs. Snails and slugs are a type of mollusk called a gastropod. Slugs are different than snails in that they typically ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Bioscurity, Early Detection, FFD22-23, FloridaFirstDetector, Gastropods, Giant African Land Snail, Invasive Species, SeminoleCountyAg, Slugs, Snails

Plagas de las fincas de Florida: Babosas y caracoles terrestres

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August 12, 2022

Cuando la gente piensa en plagas de plantas, lo primero en lo que piensan son los artrópodos, específicamente los insectos. Desafortunadamente, hay más que solo artrópodos que se consideran plagas de plantas. Uno de estos ejemplos son las ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: En Espanol, Español, Florida_Pests, IPM, Polk County FL, Polksmallfarms, Slugs, Snails, UF-IFAS

Florida Farm Pests: Terrestrial Slugs and Snails

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August 12, 2022

When people think of plant pests, the first thing that comes to mind are arthropods, specifically insects. Unfortunately, there are more than just arthropods that are considered plant pests. One of these examples are terrestrial slugs and snails.   How ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Florida_Pests, IPM, Polk County FL, Polksmallfarms, Slugs, Snails, UF-IFAS

Tips from the help desk… Snails! Bells! July 2022

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August 9, 2022

Tips from the Help Desk... Snails! Bells!  by David Austin Residential Horticulture Agent and Master Gardener Volunteer Coordinator Those pesky snails Terrestrial snails are one of those garden pests you don't often see or pay much ... READ MORE

Tags: Gardening, Highlands County, Highlands Horticulture Digest, Hometown Gardener, Invasive Species, Master Gardener Volunteers, Snails, Tips From The Help Desk, UF IFAS Extension
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Giant African Land Snails: What You Need to Know

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July 6, 2022

By now you have heard about the discovery of Giant African Lands Snails in Pasco County, which is a nonnative, invasive mollusk. The area is currently under a quarantine which prohibits the movement of plant materials in or out of the New ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Anne Yasalonis, Ayasalonis, Giant African Land Snails, Invasive, Nonnative, Nonnative Species, Pests, Shannon Carnevale, Snails
Amanda Law, UF/IFAS Extension Suwannee County

Take a Break from Virtual Learning and Take Your Children Outside

July 28, 2020

Wonders of your Backyard There are so many wonders of nature in our own backyards or at a local park. They key is to slow down and look really closely. There are frogs, lizards, dragonflies, birds and unusual plants to be explored. Don't worry ... READ MORE

Category: Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Wildlife
Tags: #beneficialinsects, #kidsinnature, #mastergardenervolunteers, #nativeplants, #northfloridagardening, #pestsinnorthflorida, #zebralongwing, Explore, Gardening, Mushrooms, Pollinators, Snails, Wildlifegardening

Follow the slime trail

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August 13, 2008

The links in this article from 2008 were updated in June, 2011, and March, 2013. Garden snails, Zachrysia provisoria, can cause devastating plant damage. At night time they are often found on the foliage feeding. They can chew irregular holes ... READ MORE

Category: Pests & Disease
Tags: Plant Problems, Snails

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