FCS2276/FY999: Asperger’s Disorder

FCS2276, a 4-page factsheet by Heidi Liss Radunovich and Keith Gouin, describes Asperger's Disorder, a disorder on the autism spectrum that affects social behavior and interaction. It gives information on how the disorder typically presents and lets parents knows what to do if they think their child may have the disorder. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, September 2007.

FCS71751/HE900: Retirement Years: How Much Money Will I Need?

Revised! FCS7151, an 11-page fact sheet by Josephine Turner and Nayda Torres, helps users understand how much money they will need to save for retirement. It lists possible sources of retirement income and includes hands-on worksheets that will help users calculate their specific savings needs and goals. Revised to update content. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, September 2007.

PP237/PP159 Plectosporium Blight of Cucurbits

PP-237, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by J. Stacy Strickland, Gary K. England, and Robert J. McGovern, discusses this relatively new disease of cucurbits, its disease cycle, symptoms, and management. Includes a table of fungicides recommended for use in pumpkin and squash. Published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, September 2007.

HS1115/HS357 Optimum In-row Distance for Eggplant Production and Economic Returns

HS-1115, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Bielinski M. Santos, presents the results of research to determine appropriate in-row distances for eggplant in Florida and to determine the best economic returns of this practice. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, May 2007.

ENY-740S/IN731 Enfermedades Infecciosas Emergentes

ENY-740S, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Jorge R. Rey, is the Spanish language version of ENY-740, “Emerging Infectious Diseases.” It describes what emerging infectious diseases are, gives some examples, some of the common causes for emergence or re-emergence of the diseases. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, September 2007.

ENH100/WG071 Response of Turfgrass and Turfgrass Weeds to Herbicides

Revised! ENH-100, a 10-page publication by J. B. Unruh and B. J. Brecke, provides tables to enhance understanding of turfgrass responses to herbicides. Includes tables showing tolerances of established turfgrasses to preemergence and postemegergence herbicides; expected control of common weeds with preemergence and postemergence herbicides; common and scientific names of selected weeds, and common names of turf herbicides. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, December 2006.

CIR 344/EP339 Growing Roses in Florida

Revised! Circular 334, a 4-page fact sheet by Sydney Park Brown, describes how to choose successful rose varieties for Florida, select a site and prepare the soil, plant and care for them. Includes references. Supercedes “Circular 334: Rose Culture” by S.E. McFadden and R.J Black. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, August 2007.

AN172/AN184 Put the Pressure on Your Cows for Performance

AN173, a 2-page fact sheet by Jeffrey Carter, describes how to routinely evaluate a beef cow herd, culling based on on criteria for reproduction, functionality, and production. Includes a productivity outline of economically important traits of the cow. Published by the UF Department of Animal Science, July 2007.

AN169/AN181 Improving the Value of Cull Cows by Feeding Prior to Slaughter

AN169, a 5-page fact sheet by Jeffrey N. Carter and D. Dwain Johnson, demonstrates that income from cull cows can be increased when fed prior to slaughter. Describes the results of experiments of feeding cull cows in central Florida. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Animal Science, August 2007.

SL251/SS474 Cleaning Up Petroleum Releases to Soil

SL-251, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Diane Racine, Maria L. Silveira, James W. Jawitz, provides basic guidelines for timely cleanup of petroleum spills or releases. It discusses categories of petroleum, reporting requirements, cleanup operations, soil removal, and land farming. Includes a flow chart and references. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, September 2007.

SL135/SS186 Producer Soil Test Information Sheet

Revised! SL-135, a 2-page form for the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory, must accompany soil samples submitted to the UF/IFAS Extension Soil Testing Laboratory by Florida agricultural producers. Includes important information for sample collection and submission, and crop and analysis codes. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Science, August 2007.

SL247/SS467 Improving Citrus Nitrogen Uptake Efficiency: Effective Irrigation Scheduling

SL-247, a 13-page illustrated document by K. T. Morgan and E. A. Hanlon, addresses citrus irrigation scheduling and its relationship to both nutrition and fertilizer management. Includes additional resources. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, August 2007.

Cir860/MG097 Flowering Vines for Florida

Revised! Circular 860, a 15-page publication by Sydney Park Brown and Gary W. Knox, introduces the homeowner to the many flowering vines that thrive in Florida's mild climate, how they climb, how to choose the right planting site, selecting vines, planting and care. Includes a 9-page table providing cultural information and growth characteristics for some of the most desirable vines for Florida. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, August 2007.

ENH 1071/EP337 Bromeliads at a Glance

ENH-1071, a 2-page illustrated fact sheet by Sydney Park Brown, provides basic information on these fascinating easy-to-grow, low-maintenance epiphytic plants that can be enjoyed indoors, outdoors in containers, or in the southern Florida landscapes, including blooming and propagation and pests. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, July 2007.

ENH-68/MG035 Perennial Gardening in Florida

Revised! ENH-68, an 11-page fact sheet by Sydney Park Brown, describes herbaceous plants that, once established, can become a more permanent part of the landscape — selection and use, planting and care, propagation, and pests and diseases. Includes a 7-page table of useful information for selecting and growing flowering perennials in Florida. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, February 2007.