Tag Archive: Mite

Insecticide Applications Can Inadvertently Cause Citrus Mite Outbreaks

Xavier Martini, Pete Andersen, UF/IFAS North Florida Research and Education Center In May 2017, Asian citrus psyllids (Diaphorina citri) were found in the experimental citrus grove at the Suwannee Valley Extension Center in Live Oak.  The trees were quickly treated with an insecticide containing the active ingredient, cyantraniliprole. This treatment was highly justified as the …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2018/01/05/insecticide-applications-can-inadvertently-cause-citrus-mite-outbreaks/

New Insect and Mite Control Guide for Florida Cotton Growers

Joe Funderburk, Professor of Entomology, NFREC Quincy A UF/IFAS EDIS fact sheet is now available entitled “Insect and Mite Integrated Pest Management in Florida Cotton” by Joe Funderburk, Nicole Casuso, Norman Leppla, and Michael Donahue. The guide provides growers with up-to-date information on scouting and managing insects and mites in their fields. The guide contains …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/09/08/new-insect-and-mite-control-guide-for-florida-cotton-growers/

Legume Mite in Crimson Clover

Crimson Clover field in Jackson Co. infested with legume mites. This season, clover has had some tough weather conditions to overcome, including heavy rains during planting time and lower temperatures which has reduced growth. However, at least one field of clover has experienced an exceptional amount of pressure from a very rare pest, the legume …

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Permanent link to this article: http://walton.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2014/03/14/legume-mite-in-crimson-clover/