Daily Archives: June 9, 2023

June First Friday with Florida First Detector

Recap of June First Friday with Florida First Detector Oak trees are important to our environment with various species growing throughout the world and 24 species native to Florida (90 in the U.S.). With the wide distribution of oaks, especially in the Eastern U.S., it is important that we protect these trees from invasive pests…

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Invasive Species Workshop: Thrips parvispinus and Lebeck mealybug

Have you heard of Thrips parvispinus and Lebeck mealybug, two of the newest invasive pest species to impact horticulture in Central Florida, and are interested in learning more? The Mid-Florida Research and Education Center will be hosting an invasive species pest alert update for Thrips parvispinus and Lebeck mealybug on Wednesday, June 28 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.…

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