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Ornamental Plants and Diseases in south Florida Report


June 1, 2017

I received many questions from ornamental growers about what ornamental plant diseases may affect their nurseries? especially in south Florida. Miami-Dade County is a ground zero for invasive pests and the quality standards for ornamental ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: 2016, Algae, Bacteria, Disease Report, Diseases, Fact Sheet, Fungi, Growers, Ornamental, Plants, South Florida, UF/IFAS Extension

Q-biotype whitefly is in Palm Beach County


June 1, 2016

Q-Biotype Whitefly threat: Cindy McKenzie, Ph.D., Entomologist, USDA, ARS, and Lance S. Osborne, Ph.D., University of Florida, IFAS report that unfortunately, we have a developing whitefly issue in Florida. We are having major issues managing ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS
Tags: 2016, Bemisia, Mosca Blanca, Ornamental Pest, Palm Beach County, Pest, Whitefly

PEST ALERT: A New Whitefly in Florida


March 28, 2016

A new whitefly was identified from a heavily infested Ixora hedge a in residential area of St. Petersburg, FL. The scientific name is: Asiothrixus antidesmae (previously Aleurothrixus antidesmae). Is an Asian species known in the New World ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: 2016, Insecto, New Pest, New Whitefly, Nueva Mosca Blanca, Nueva Plaga, Ornamentals

Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) update for 1/4/2016


January 4, 2016

Please find attached the Oriental Fruit Fly (OFF) update for 1/4/2016: The estimated end of quarantine has changed, to end on 02/13/2016, provided there are no additional findings... Fly Count: Daily Finds: 0 Total count to date: ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Farm Management, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: 2016, Cuarentena, FDACS, Florida, Homestead, Miami, Miami Agriculture, Mosca Oriental De La Fruta, Oriental Fruit Fly, Quarantine, Update

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