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  • Research on waterhyacinth biocontrol in the Sacramento / San Joaquin delta

    Added December 6, 2016
    Dr. Julie Hopper (left) sampling water hyacinth in the Delta. Dr. Paul Pratt’s laboratory at the USDA and Dr. Julie Hopper are currently surveying and analyzing study sites marked in yellow to determine the temporal and spatial variation of weevil densities 34 years after their initial release in the Delta (sites of the initial release in 1983 are marked in red).

    What if you could reduce cover and biomass of invasive aquatic weeds, such as waterhyacinth, all while sitting back with a glass of lemonade and watching nature do its job? No herbicides, no mechanical control, and no clogged up marinas or waterways....

  • Watch Out for Those Rodents - They are After Your Trees

    Added December 2, 2016
    avocado rodent damage 2

    redcThe hills have been dry for a long time, and the long dry fall is bringing animals into the avocado groves that normally stay out in the hills. They want the green cambium of trees and the moisture it provides. And especially rodents will have a...

  • Another Mite Threatening Honeybees

    Added November 29, 2016
    honey bee in avocado

    This article is from Florida Grower News.  Thanks for Jim Lloyd-butler for pointing it out. FLG-Editorial@MeisterMediaww.com     A sister species of the Varroa destructor mite is developing the ability to parasitize European...

  • Degree Day Units Are a Bit Less Than Last Year

    Added November 28, 2016
    California Red Scale DD 30 year average CRS class 2016

    During 2014 and 2015, abnormally warm weather generated a rapid accumulation of degree day units, well above the 30-year average, that allowed an additional generation of California red scale to complete their development.  In addition, the...

  • Florida Crop Affected by Huanglongbing?????

    Added November 28, 2016
    citrus greening

    The latest National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) results are out for the citrus crop. These are results that are collected by the USDA to gauge production in the different growing areas of the country. From this most recent data, it is clear...

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Combined Blogs

Research on waterhyacinth biocontrol in the Sacramento / San Joaquin delta
Posted 12/6/2016 - What if you could reduce cover and biomass of invasive aquatic weeds, such as waterhyacinth, all while sitting back with a glass of lemonade and watching nature do its job? No herbicides, no mechanical control, and no clogged up marinas or waterways....

Watch Out for Those Rodents - They are After Your Trees
Posted 12/2/2016 - redcThe hills have been dry for a long time, and the long dry fall is bringing animals into the avocado groves that normally stay out in the hills. They want the green cambium of trees and the moisture it provides. And especially rodents will have a...

Another Mite Threatening Honeybees
Posted 11/29/2016 - This article is from Florida Grower News.  Thanks for Jim Lloyd-butler for pointing it out. FLG-Editorial@MeisterMediaww.com     A sister species of the Varroa destructor mite is developing the ability to parasitize European...

Degree Day Units Are a Bit Less Than Last Year
Posted 11/28/2016 - During 2014 and 2015, abnormally warm weather generated a rapid accumulation of degree day units, well above the 30-year average, that allowed an additional generation of California red scale to complete their development.  In addition, the...

Florida Crop Affected by Huanglongbing?????
Posted 11/28/2016 - The latest National Agricultural Statistics Service (NASS) results are out for the citrus crop. These are results that are collected by the USDA to gauge production in the different growing areas of the country. From this most recent data, it is clear...

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