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Kaolin and Limonene as Repellents for Whitefly Management In Vegetables


November 22, 2021

Dr. Xavier Martini Department of Entomology UF/IFAS North Florida REC Due to the development of insecticide resistance and difficulties in whitefly management with conventional insecticides, significant agricultural research has been aimed ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Commercial Vegetable Production, Craig Frey, Entomology, Extension, Insecticides, Kaolin, Limonene, Pest Management, Pesticides, Tomato, UF/IFAS, Vegetable Production, Vegetable Research Highlights, Whitefly, Xavier Martini

Fungicide Assessment for Cucurbit Downy Mildew Management


October 28, 2021

Gary Vallad Plant Pathology Gulf Coast Research and Education Center Cucurbit production in Florida is impacted by downy mildew on an annual basis. Nearly continuous production of cucurbits occurs temporally throughout Florida, which puts ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: CDM, Commercial Vegetable Production, Craig Frey, Cucurbits, Disease Management, Downy Mildew, Extension, Fungicides, Gary Vallad, GCREC, Plant Pathology, UF/IFAS, Vegetable Production, Vegetable Research Highlights

Sulfur Amendments to Lower Soil pH


February 17, 2021

Phillip Williams Vegetable Horticulture Southwest Florida Research and Education Center Problem: Soils in south Florida are sandy mineral soils, predominantly Spodosols, and have low organic matter. These soils also have low nutrient retention ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Commercial Vegetable Production, Craig Frey, Extension, Horticultural Sciences, Nutrient Management, Phillip Williams, Phosphorous, Soil PH, Sulfur, SWFREC, UF/IFAS, Vegetable Production, Vegetable Research Highlights

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