This is a summary of a recent presentation by Dr. Thomas Chouvenc on the importance of termite colony biology on control methods
Termites evolved from cockroaches 150 million years ago. There are now over 3,000 termite species worldwide, ... READ MORE
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 UF/IFAS Extension office ... READ MORE
The Cotton Seed Bug is on the move! It was originally found on Stock Island and Key West.
Identifying and reporting the cotton seed bug
For photos and more information see the Pest Alert at
Several ... READ MORE
Cotton Seed Bug, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis
April 2010, Oxycarenus hyalinipennis (cotton seed bug), a major pest of cotton, has been detected for the first time in the United States on Stock Island.
As the name suggests, this is a bug ... READ MORE
Towards the end of the rainy season, frangipani (Plumeria) leaves are prone to infection by the fungus Coleosporium plumierae, known as frangipani rust. This disease causes yellow spots and premature leaf drop and but does not affect the long ... READ MORE