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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
Beef cattle in Florida

Identifying Anaplasmosis in the Cattle Heard

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March 29, 2021

Anaplasmosis (also referred as gall sickness) is a disease that affects ruminants caused by bacteria that can infect blood cells. It occurs in warm weather and is a cause for concern in beef cattle farms in Central and South Florida. Even in ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Livestock, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Water
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New on Featured Creatures! Gulf Coast tick

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November 7, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The Gulf Coast tick (Fig. 1), Amblyomma maculatum, was first described by Koch in 1844. Gulf Coast ticks are found in grass ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Ticks, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Lone star tick. By Holderman and Kaufman.

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November 13, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The lone star tick, Amblyomma americanum, was first described by Linnaeus in 1758. Lone star ticks feed on the blood of ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, , Home Landscapes, Livestock, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Ticks

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