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Category: Pests & Disease

Fungal pathogen effective control for insect associated with citrus greening

Entomopathogenic fungi

#EntomopathogenicFungi #EPF #PascoAvery #CordycepsJavanica FORT PIERCE, Fla.— The Asian citrus psyllid transmits the bacterium associated with the most serious citrus disease worldwide—and now it has a formidable enemy in a fungal pathogen. The disease is… Read More

UF graduate student named Chateaubriand Fellow to join expert team on biotrophic rust fungal pathogens to study sugarcane orange rust disease

Daniela Cardenas examines sugarcane orange rust spores under a microscope

FORT PIERCE, Fla.— A plant pathology doctoral candidate who investigates disease-related effectors from a sugarcane fungal pathogen is a 2021-2022 Chateaubriand Fellow. Daniela Cárdenas, a Ph.D. candidate at the University of Florida’s Institute of Food… Read More

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension

Updated 03/15/20 As we continue to monitor COVID-19 in Florida, I wanted to take a moment to update our UF/IFAS Extension community about our current status, best practices and next steps. Please call your local… Read More