Tomato Disease Observations in North Florida this Spring

Tomato Disease Observations in North Florida this Spring

Mathews Paret, Fanny Iriarte, Susannah Da Silva, Steve Olson, and Steve Hoak, UF/IFAS NFREC – Quincy Researchers at the University of Florida’s North Florida Research and Education Center, Quincy have been surveying North Florida tomato production the last...
Tomato Varieties for the 2019 Fall Growing Season

Tomato Varieties for the 2019 Fall Growing Season

Josh Freeman, UF/IFAS Horticultural Specialist Though we haven’t started picking the spring 2019 crop, it is already time to start thinking about the fall crop, because soon it will be time to order seed. Based on current information, whitefly numbers are generally...
Using Kaolin to Manage Whiteflies: A Novel Approach

Using Kaolin to Manage Whiteflies: A Novel Approach

Nicholas Johnston, Mathews Paret, and Xavier Martini, UF/IFAS NFREC Quincy Since its introduction to Florida in 1986, the silverleaf whitefly, Bemisia tabaci, biotype B (Fig 1) has remained one of the most problematic and difficult pests to manage in vegetables. This...