Horticulture Alerts

Click on the links below to view any recent pest or weather alerts. Check back often for updates!

Palm Pest & Diseases

The Fort Lauderdale Research and Education Center has a department for Palm Production and Maintenance. Here is their listing of all programs and information available on their website:  Link...

Publication lists from UF

Palm Diseases

Palm Pest Insects & Mites

The Palm Leaf Skeletonizer, an unsightly cosmetic problem rather than a severely damaging pest. Learn more with these links & publications:

Air Potato Leaf Beetle

Meet Lilioceris cheni, the brilliant red and voracious biological control for "Southern Kudzu" now being released by our local Indian River Research and Education Center in Fort Pierce.

Whiteflies in Florida

Learn the different types of Whiteflies that can be found in Florida and how to control them.  Link...

Plant Industry Pest Alerts

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services Division of Plant Industry Pest Alert website:  Link...


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Florida Yards and Neighborhoods - FYN

Horticulture Alerts - Visit this page to see if there are currently any environmental (pest, weather, etc.) alerts you should be aware of.