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Avances en el Proyecto de UF/IFAS sobre Telemetría de Pitones Birmanas

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April 2, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Notas destacadas La temporada de reproducción de pitones birmanas está en pleno apogeo en los Everglades de Florida. ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Apareamiento, Centro Científico Fort Collins, Centro De Educación E Investigación De UF/IFAS Localizado En Fort Lauderdale, Cientificos, Control, Datos, Espanol, Especie Invasora, Everglades, Exploracion, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission (FWC), Fort Collins Science Center, Habitat Acuatico, Historia De Vida, Investigacion A Gran Escala, Melissa Miller, Monitoreo, Nidada, Piton, Pitones, Pitones Birmanas, Pitones Marcadas, Radiotelemetria, Rastrear, Reptiles, South Florida Water Management District (SFWMD), Spanish, Telemetria, Temporada De Reproduccion, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Croc Docs, United States Geological Survey (USGS)

What’s next for UF/IFAS scientists on the Burmese python telemetry scout project?

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April 2, 2024

Highlights: Burmese python breeding season is in full swing in the Florida Everglades. For a team of scientists at the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS) and U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), this ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife
Tags: Biology, Brandon Welty, Breeding, Burmese Python, Clutch, CROC Docs, Department Of Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, Florida Everglades, Florida Fish And Wildlife Conservation Commission, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, Melissa Miller, Python Telemetry Scout Project, Radio Telemetry, South Florida, South Florida Water Management District, U.S. Geological Survey, UF IFAS Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, USGS Fort Collins Science Center, Wildlife Biologist

Unlocking the secrets of mites: Agricultural acarology workshop aims to increase expertise in this emerging science

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March 25, 2024

Mites are arachnids that are found in almost every environment with more than 55,000 described species worldwide. Some mites are classified as pests, while others are beneficial. Those who study mites are known as acarologists. Fewer ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Blog Community, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, Work & Life
Tags: Acarology, Alexandra Revynthi, Arachnids, Biological Control Practitioners, Daniel Carrillo, Entomology And Nematology, Extension, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Mites, News, Tropical Research And Education Center, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS TREC, UF/IFAS Tropical Research And Education Center
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UF/IFAS research: Can artificial intelligence outsmart invasive species?

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February 29, 2024

Argentine black and white tegus are large non-native invasive lizards posing a threat to the biodiversity and natural balance of Florida’s ecosystems. Tegus have a diverse diet including fruits, vegetables, insects, small animals ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: #AI, @TheCrocDocs, AI Trap, Argentine Black And White Tegu, Artificial Intelligence, CROC Docs, FLREC, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, Invasive Species, Invasive Species Research, Jenna Cole, Melissa Miller, News, Research, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Wildlife Ecology And Conservation, University Of Florida, World Vision Systems
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Investigación de UF/IFAS: ¿Puede la inteligencia artificial ganarle la batalla a las especies invasoras?

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February 29, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Notas destacadas Los tegus argentinos blancos y negros, también conocidos como lagartos overos, son grandes ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, Natural Resources, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Wildlife
Tags: Captura, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control, Deteccion, Espanol, Especies Invasoras, Florida, FLREC, Fort Pierce, IA, Instituto De Investigación Científica De Especies Invasoras, Inteligencia Artificial, ISRI, Lagartos Overos, Melissa Miller, Monitoreo, Monitoreo Y Control De Especies Invasoras, Proyecto Tegu, Reptiles Invasores, Spanish, Tegu, Tegu Argentino, Tegus Argentinos Blancos Y Negros, Trampas, Trampeo, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Croc Docs, UF/IFAS FLREC, Wild Vision Systems

Unlocking the heat in mosquito modeling: Exploring disease transmission under climate change

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February 26, 2024

Thermal adaptation is the ability for organisms to adjust their life history traits as the temperature changes. In the case of mosquitoes, these traits can determine their risk of transmitting mosquito-borne diseases and how this risk might ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Conservation, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Recreation, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Aedes Aegypti, CDC, Chikungunya Virus, Climate Change, Dengue, Environment, Invasion Science, Invasion Science Research Institute, ISRI, Malaira, Modeling, Models, Mosquito, Mosquito-borne Disease, National Invasive Species Awareness Week, Nina Dennington, Thermal Adaptation, Thermal Tolerance, UF/IFAS Research, Yellow Fever Mosquito, Zika

Impacto de la Temperatura en el Modelado de Mosquitos y su Transmisión de Enfermedades en el Contexto del Cambio Climático

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February 26, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. La adaptación térmica es la capacidad de los organismos de ajustar su historia de vida a medida que cambia la temperatura. ... READ MORE

Category: Invasive Species, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Adaptacion Termica, Aedes Aegypti, Cambio Climatico, Cambios De Temperatura, Chikunguña, Dengue, Enfermedades Transmitidas Por Mosquitos, Espanol, Especies Invasora, Fiebre Amarilla, Global Change Biology, Instituto De Investigación Científica De Especies Invasoras, ISRI, Matthew Thomas, Modelado, Mosquito, Nina Dennington, Spanish, Temperatura, UF/IFAS, University Of Florida Institute Of Food And Agricultural Sciences (UF/IFAS), Virus Del Dengue, Zika
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Conozca su riesgo de termitas con el mapa interactivo de distribución: la nueva herramienta en línea de UF/IFAS

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February 21, 2024

Creado por Lourdes Mederos, gerente de relaciones públicas en español para el Departamento de Comunicaciones de UF/IFAS. Anualmente, las termitas causan daños que se estiman en miles de millones de dólares a viviendas, árboles y otras ... READ MORE

Category: Home Landscapes, Home Management, Invasive Species, Money Matters, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: árboles, Centro De Investigacion Y Educacion De UF/IFAS En Fort Lauderdale, Control De Plagas, Espanol, Florida, Identificación, Impacto, Mapa Interactivo De Distribución De Termitas, Muestras, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Spanish, Termitas, Thomas Chouvenc, UF/IFAS, Viviendas

UF/IFAS unveils online tool: Stay ahead of termite risk with an interactive distribution map

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February 20, 2024

Termites cause billions of dollars a year in damages to homes, trees and other wooden structures across America. In Florida, termite infestations are a year-round risk for properties and trees. While they are not swarming year-round, ... READ MORE

Category: Blog Community, Home Management, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, SFYL Hot Topic, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research
Tags: Climate Change, Department Of Entomology And Nematology, FLREC, Formosan Termites, Fort Lauderdale Research And Education Center, Invasive Species, Rudolph Scheffrahn, Subterranean Termites, Termites, Thomas Chouvenc, UF Termite Collection

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