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The small world of Meloidogyne enterolobii


October 13, 2020

Meloidogyne spp. (root-knot nematodes, RKN) are associated with decline in a global crop yields. They are the most economically important nematode species, and are difficult to get rid of when you accidentally introduce them into your field ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: 1983) Is A Highly Virulent Member Of This Group That Attacks Several Field Crops And Horticultural Plants., And Was First Shown To Cause Damage To Roots Of Pacara Earpod Tree (Enterolobium Contortisiliquum)., Meloidogyne Enterolobii (Yang And Eisenback, The Small World Of Meloidogyne Enterolobii, This Nematode Originated From China

About the Grape Root Borer


August 7, 2020

Introduction The two types of grapes grown in Florida, Muscadine (Vitis rotundifolia Michx.) and the American bunch (Vitis labrusca L.) grapes, are susceptible to attack from the grape root borer (GRB), Vitacea polistiformis (Harris). The ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: American Bunch (Vitis Labrusca L.), Grape Root Borer, The GRB Is The Most Important Pest Of Grapes In The Southeastern United States, Vitacea Polistiformis (Harris), Vitis Rotundifolia Michx.

FIVE grand ONLINE learning opportunities – Register Now!


May 20, 2020

Do you want the opportunity to learn from professionals and hear from key UF researchers, all from the comfort of your home? Here are five grand events from FDACS, FNGLA, and other CEUs. Check out any of the classes that interest you and fit ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: CEU, FDACS, FNGLA

Should you be concerned about Ralstonia solanacearum race 3 biovar 2?


April 22, 2020

What is Ralstonia solanacerum? It is a bacterial pathogen that can cause injury to different plants, including tomato, potato, vegetables, and some ornamentals. Occurrence: This pathogen is grouped into five different races and biovars because ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Invasive Species, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Ralstonia Solanacerum, Ralstonia Solanacerum In Florida, Regulated

COVID-19 and UF/IFAS Extension


March 15, 2020

Updated 03/15/20 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. The personal health and safety of everyone in the ... READ MORE

Category: 4-H & Youth, Agribusiness, Agriculture, Camp, Clubs & Volunteers, Coasts & Marine, Community Volunteers, Conservation, Crops, Curriculum, Disaster Preparation, Events, Farm Management, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Food Safety, Forests, Fruits & Vegetables, Health & Nutrition, Home Landscapes, Home Management, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Livestock, Money Matters, Natural Resources, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Professional Development, Recreation, Relationships & Family, SFYL Hot Topic, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension, UF/IFAS Research, UF/IFAS Teaching, , Water, Wildlife, Work & Life
Tags: Covid-19, Featured Hot Topic, Hot Topic

February Flora and Fauna Festival


February 7, 2020

All roads lead to the UF Entomology & Nematology Department this (February 8th and 9th) weekend for the first edition of the February Flora and Fauna Festival hosted by the Doctor of Plant Medicine (DPM) program. You are invited to ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Events, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Invasive Species, Lawn, Pests & Disease
Tags: Doctor Of Plant Medicine, February Flora And Fauna Festival

Bean Pod Borer Moth


July 16, 2019

The bean pod borer moth is an important pest of legumes. Caterpillar feeding can injure bean pods and flowers of legume crops. Young larvae of Maruca vitrata bore into flowers and older larvae will bore into bean pods. Infestation of Maruca ... READ MORE

Category: Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease
Tags: Arachis, Bean Pod Borer Moth, Big Pine Key, Cajanus, Canavalia, Crambidae, Crotalaria, Dolichos, Erythina, Fabaceae, Glycine, Lablab, Legumes, Lepidoptera, Maruca Vitrata, Monroe County, Mucuna, Phaseolus, Pisum, Pithecellobium Poinciana, Sesbania, Tephrosia, Vicia, Vigna

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