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Fact Sheet: Survey of Fertilizer Products in Lee County, Florida

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Survey of Fertilizer Products in Lee County, Florida In recent years, many municipalities in Florida have taken steps to reduce surface water runoff and leaching of fertilizers containing nitrogen and phosphorus from residential neighborhoods and commercial centers. The… Read More

Fact Sheet: Survey of Insecticides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

Survey of Insecticides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida: 2013 The insecticides below are first listed by their family name, for example, Benzoylureas and Neonicontinoids. Knowing the insecticide family is critical when developing a rotation scheme to… Read More

Fact Sheet: Insecticides and acaricides registered for use in early 2011 in landscape, nursery, greenhouse or field-grown ornamentals

Insecticides and acaricides registered for use in early 2011 in landscape, nursery, greenhouse or field-grown ornamentals  

Fact Sheet: Survey of Fungicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

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Survey of Fungicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida Fungicides within the same group have similar chemistries and similar biochemical modes of action within fungal cells. It is prudent to rotate fungicides from different classes to avoid… Read More

Fact Sheet: Survey of Herbicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida

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Survey of Herbicides Available for Homeowners in Lee County, Florida Herbicides are listed by their active ingredient. This avoids the confusion that results from multiple brands that use the same active ingredient. The active ingredient is the compound… Read More

Fact Sheet: Anthracnose Disease of Ornamental Plants: A Pictorial

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Anthracnose Disease of Ornamental Plants: A Pictorial One of the most common diseases of plants is Colletotrichum leaf spot, or anthracnose. The Colletotrichum sp. that is most often present is C. gloeosportioides. Several other species have been identified… Read More