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New on Featured Creatures! The squash vine borer


January 7, 2015

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Squash vine borer, Melittia cucurbitae (Harris), is a diurnal (active during the day) moth species (Fig. 1). The larvae ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Moths, Pest Alert

Florida Olive Pests


September 30, 2014

Two links of interest for olive producers and Extension faculty are provided in this post. New on the UF/IFAS EDIS: Pests and Fungal Organisms Identified on Olives (Olea europaea) in Florida. and Fresh from Florida Plant Industry Blog: ... READ MORE

Category: Agribusiness, Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: FDACS-DPI, Fruit Flies, Olive, Pest Alert, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Cotesia congregata a gregarious endoparasitoid


July 18, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Cotesia congregata (Say) is a gregarious endoparasitoid that attacks more than a dozen species of sphingid caterpillars ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Lawn, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, Turf, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

iPhone and Android Apps for Citrus Pests and Disease Identification


July 7, 2014

Are you interested in screening for common and exotic citrus diseases and pests? The National Plant Diagnostic Network (NPDN) CDiseases and CPests hand-held applications for iPhone and Android (2013) are searchable fact sheets from the Citrus ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Android, Applications, Citrus, Diseases, IPhone, Pests

UF/IFAS Collier County Extension, Tropical Fruit Production Class, Saturday, July 19, 2014


June 30, 2014

Interested in Tropical Fruit Production? Consider registering for the Tropical Fruit Production class in Naples Florida, on Saturday, July 19, 2014! Link to the course through the screen image of the Eventbrite course registration. Register ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Horticulture, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Tropical Fruit Production; Collier County

New on Featured Creatures! The convergent lady beetle.


June 5, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The convergent lady beetle, Hippodamia convergens Guérin-Méneville, is among the most common lady beetle species throughout ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Florida-Friendly Landscaping, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beetles, Beneficials, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, UF/IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Corn wireworm. By Gill, Chahil, Goyal, Gillett-Kaufman, and Cherry.


January 31, 2014

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Insects in the family Elateridae are commonly known as “click beetles”. Their name comes from the clicking sound they ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, UF-IFAS Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Cabbage aphid. By Gill, Garg and Gillett-Kaufman.


October 29, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The cabbage aphid belongs to the genus Brevicoryne from Latin “brevi” and “coryne” and which loosely translates ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

New on Featured Creatures! Citrus snow scale, by Buckley and Hodges.


October 7, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Citrus snow scale available at: http://entnemdept.ufl.edu/creatures/orn/scales/citrus_snow_scale.htm Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: The citrus snow ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Featured Creatures, Pest Alert, Scale Insects

New on Featured Creatures! Spotted cucumber beetle, by Gill, Goyal and Gillett-Kaufman.


October 2, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new article on Featured Creatures! Take a sneak peek with this excerpt from the article: Spotted cucumber beetle, Diabrotica undecimpunctata howardi Barber, is a major agricultural pest of North America. Another ... READ MORE

Category: Agriculture, Crops, Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Pests & Disease, Pests & Disease, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Beetles, Featured Creatures, Pest Alert

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