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Collier County Extension Tropical Fruit Class & Tree Sale July 20 and CEU class July 13


July 5, 2013

Collier County is announcing a CEU class (July 13th) and Tropical Fruit Workshop and Tree Sale (July 20th). Thanks for Dr. Doug Caldwell, Collier County Cooperative Extension for submitting this information to UF-IFAS Pest Alert. Further ... READ MORE

Category: Fruits & Vegetables, Home Landscapes, Horticulture, Professional Development, UF/IFAS, UF/IFAS Extension
Tags: Pest Alert, Tropical Fruits, Workshops

New Featured Creatures! Eriophyid mite vector of Rose Rosette Disease (RRD) Phyllocoptes fructiphilus by M.A. Hoy, UF.


June 10, 2013

We are pleased to announce a new mite Featured Creatures! Phyllocoptes fructiphilus Keifer is a tiny eriophyid mite associated with most rose species and cultivars, especially in the eastern half of the USA. Most significantly, this mite ... READ MORE

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

New Featured Creatures – Citrus mealybug, Planococcus citri by Harsimran Kaur Gill, Gaurav Goyal, and Jennifer Gillett-Kaufman, University of Florida


October 2, 2012

The citrus mealybug is a common pest of citrus primarily in greenhouses, and of several ornamental plants in Florida. It has been recognized as a difficult to control pest in Europe since 1813 (where it is called the greenhouse mealybug) ... READ MORE

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

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