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New Pest Headed Our Way

New Pest Headed Our WayMaybe you are already seeing this new insect pest in the landscape. It is called the rugose spiraling whitefly.  Heavy infestations are documented from the keys up to Palm Beach and Naples.  To learn more about this pest watch this YouTube video.  Here is a written publication on the rugose spiraling whitefly with a list of insecticides labeled for whitefly control.  Here is a link to a PowerPoint presentation about managing this pest in the landscape.  Please comment if you have seen this new pest in the landscape.