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New chair: Andrew Short to lead UF entomology and nematology


December 1, 2022

Andrew Short joins the University of Florida as professor and chair of the UF/IFAS department of entomology and nematology. His tentative start date is May 15, 2023. Short will lead the highly ranked department of nearly 80 faculty members ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Home Landscapes, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching
Tags: Andrew Short, Entomology And Nematology, News

Banker plants effective for managing thrips on roses

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November 22, 2022

Chilli thrips are a nuisance to rose growers, as their feeding causes foliar and flower damage. For the first time, UF/IFAS researchers investigated the utility of a banker plant system for managing chilli thrips on roses. Recently published ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Banker Plants, Biological Control, Chilli Thrips, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Entomology And Nematology, Mid-Florida Research And Education Center, Predatory Mites, Thrips, UF/IFAS Mid-Florida Research And Education Center
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UF scientist to investigate cost-effective methods to combat nematode pests, diseases in turfgrass

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November 15, 2022

Lawns, playing fields, golf courses, parks and many other outdoor areas are part of the multi-billion-dollar turfgrass industry. That industry provides aesthetic, environmental and economic benefits to the Sunshine State. Valued at $14.3 ... READ MORE

Category: Lawn, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Abolfazl "Abi" Hajihassani, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Lawn, Parasitic Nematodes, Turfgrass, Turfgrass Science, U.S. Department Of Agriculture, UF/IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research Education Center, USDA-NIFA
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UF/IFAS Study: Termite queen and king are the best parents in the world, until they’re not

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November 7, 2022

Studying the parental behaviors of termites has provided a University of Florida scientist with a rare look into how a queen and king pair push the limits of parenthood. The result is a look at how the queen and king work the hardest ... READ MORE

Category: Home Management, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Allparental Behavior, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, Entomology, Functional Ecology Of The British Ecological Society, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center

Recuperación de los árboles después de la tormenta

Bahder, Luz
October 12, 2022

El huracán Ian, aunque no directamente, impactó a los Cayos en Florida durante su trayectoria. Aunque no con la misma magnitud con la que afectó otras partes del estado, los importantes vientos huracanados y marejadas ciclónicas causaron ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: árboles, Espanol, Huracan, Huracan Ian, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Inundacion, Mitigacion De Danos, Poda, Spanish, Tormenta

El Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión de UF/IFAS en St. Lucie: una comunidad en crecimiento

Bahder, Luz
October 10, 2022

¿Busca un evento de otoño que supere el tradicional huerto de calabazas? No olvide marcar su calendario el sábado 15 de octubre, de 8 a.m. a 4 p.m. cuando ocurrirá el Festival de Otoño del Departamento de Extensión Social de UF/IFAS ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agriculture, Blog Community, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Relationships & Family, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Teaching, Wildlife
Tags: Actividades, Departamento De Extension, Espanol, Fall Festival, Festival, Master Gardener, Master Gardener Volunteer Program, Programa De Voluntarios, Programas, Spanish, Talleres
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Director of UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory leads a team of scientists on the frontlines of mosquito research from Florida

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October 9, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. For Jorge Rey, science has been a lifelong passion. At the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), he is director of the Florida ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Hispanic Heritage, Hispanic Heritage Month, Jorge Rey, Mosquito, UF/IFAS Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory

El director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida de UF/IFAS, se encuentra a la vanguardia en la investigación sobre mosquitos

Bahder, Luz
October 9, 2022

Para Jorge Rey, la ciencia ha sido una pasión de toda su vida. Rey es el director del Laboratorio de Entomología Médica de Florida (FMEL, por su sigla en inglés) de University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS). ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Coasts & Marine, Conservation, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Water
Tags: Espanol, Herencia Hispana, Jorge Rey, Mosquitos, Spanish
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What to know about mosquitoes and hurricane recovery

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October 1, 2022

Para acceder a esta comunicación en español, por favor utilice este enlace. After a hurricane, flooding and scattered debris that hold water are breeding grounds for mosquitoes. “An increase in mosquito numbers can most likely ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Disaster Preparation, Disaster Preparedness, Eva Buckner, Florida Medical Entomology Laboratory, Hurricane, Hurricane Ian, Hurricane Preparation, Hurricane Season, Hurricanes, Mosquitoes, Msoquito-borne Illness, Virus

Lo que debe saber sobre los mosquitos después de un huracán

Bahder, Luz
September 30, 2022

Después de un huracán, las inundaciones y los escombros dispersos retienen agua y se convierten en criaderos ideales para mosquitos. "Lo más probable es que se observe un aumento en el número de mosquitos en las semanas posteriores a ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Disaster Preparation, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Lawn, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, Work & Life
Tags: Aedes Aegypti, Agua Estancada, Chikungunya Virus, Control, Dengue Virus, Espanol, Eva Buckner, Huracan, Hurricane, Mosquito, Mosquitoes, Picaduras, Virus, Zika Virus

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