There are 66 Florida mosquito control districts that suppress mosquito species populations by using integrated mosquito control methods.
A survey of the Sunshine State’s mosquito control districts has shed light on a variety of species ... READ MORE
Simple yard accessories hold standing water can serve as habitats for the immature stages of mosquitoes.
Known as container mosquitoes because of the small aquatic habitats they dwell in until adulthood, they include several invasive species ... READ MORE
Scientists at UF/IFAS are using this year’s allotment of $141 million in research funding to develop better sweet corn, improve cow-calf breeding, make further progress toward controlling citrus greening disease and more.
Robert Gilbert, ... READ MORE
As Florida moved to “safer at home” measures, not all work could be put on pause.
When it came to University of Florida research, many UF/IFAS projects could not wait. There are living plants, animals and insects to feed and maintain; ... READ MORE
By Sydney Honeycutt
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- New educational resources from the University of Florida Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences covering mosquito-related topics are now available for teachers to download and use in their classrooms.
The ... READ MORE
Mosquitoes are one of the deadliest animals in the world. Now middle and high school student across the globe will have an opportunity to hear directly from scientists at the University of Florida about how they are working to prevent mosquito-borne ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Barn owls make their homes in boxes put up by farmers in South Florida. The growers like the owls because they eat rodents that would otherwise munch on their sugarcane, sweet corn and rice.
Researchers with the University ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- A University of Florida entomologist urges Floridians to protect themselves against biting mosquitoes because of unusually high levels of mosquito-borne virus transmission to sentinel chickens, horses and humans so far ... READ MORE
GAINESVILLE, Fla. --- Yellow fever and Asian tiger mosquitoes from Florida and Brazil can transmit an Asian strain of chikungunya virus that’s emerging in North, South and Central America, a University of Florida scientist says.
The Asian ... READ MORE