ENY-203/IG080: Ants

Revised! ENY-203, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by P. G. Koehler, R. M. Pereira and F. M. Oi, provides information about ants in Florida, identification, biology, food preferences, and control. This revision trims off 20 pages of tables listing pesticides registered in Florida for homeowner and commercial use, and expands information on prevention. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, August 2007.

ABE-367/AE243: Understanding the Pesticide Label for Citrus Grove Workers

ABE-367, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Brian Boman, Darren Cole, Steve Futch, Ward Gunter, Jack Hebb, Chris Wilson, instructs citrus grove workers in reading pesticide labels. Includes a quiz and references. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, August 2007.

EENY-408/IN735: Pine Webworm, Pococera robustella (Zeller) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Pyralidae)

EENY-408, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by Albert E. Mayfield, III, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It provides information about this common defoliator of pines in the eastern United States, its distribution, description, biology, hosts, damage, and management. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2007.

WEC 226/UW267: Mourning Doves in Florida

WEC-226, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by William M. Giuliano, James F. Selph, Kurt Hodges, and Nick Wiley, describes the only dove species native to the state of Florida. Includes sections on distribution and status, biology, habitat, management, and hunting. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, August 2007.

EENY-407/IN734: Little Metalmark, Calephelis virginiensis (Guerin-Meneville) (Insecta: Lepidoptera: Riodinidae)

EENY-407, a 4-page illustrated fact sheet by Donald W. Hall, Marc Minno and Jerry F. Butler, is part of the Featured Creatures collection. It provides information about this tiny orange butterfly with metallic silver lines on the wings. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2007.

SS-AGR-273/AG278: Plantback Restrictions for Herbicides Used in South Florida Sugarcane

SS-AGR-273, a 3-page fact sheet by C. Rainbolt, condenses rotational crop restrictions for herbicides registered for use in Florida sugarcane into one table for use in planning weed control programs. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, July 2007.

SL-246/SS466: Improving Citrus Nitrogen Uptake Efficiency: Linking Citrus Irrigation Management To Citrus Fertilizer Practices

SL-246, a 6-page fact sheet by K. T. Morgan and E. A. Hanlon, matches irrigation management with nitrogen fertilization practices, explains the components of an effective irrigation system for citrus, and describes nutrient management planning and the possible roles for precision agricultural techniques. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, February 2007.

SL-228-SP/SS476: Mejores Prácticas de Manejo en el Area Agrícola de los Everglades: Controlando el Fósforo en Partícula y Sedimentos en Canales

SL-228-Sp, a 9-page illustrated fact sheet by O.A. Diaz, T.A. Lang, S.H. Daroub, and V.M. Nadal, is the Spanish language version of “SL228/SS448: Best Management Practices in the Everglades Agricultural Area: Controlling Particulate Phosphorus and Canal Sediments.” It explains and discusses particulate P and sediment control practices, which serve as important tools in efforts to improve water quality in the basin. This EDIS article is one in a series that attempts to explain in easily understandable terms the implementation methods and rationale behind the main P load reducing BMPs employed on EAA farms. Published by the UF Department of Soil and Water Sciences, August 2007.

ENY-736S/IN729: La Fiebre Chikungunya

ENY-736S, a 4-page fact sheet by Jorge R. Rey, C. Roxanne Connelly, Christopher N. Mores, Chelsea T. Smartt, y Walter J. Tabachnick, is the Spanish language version of ENY-736, “Chikungunya” It describes this mosquito-borne virus, what it is, its symptoms, how its transmitted to humans, where it occurs, risk to Floridians, and how it can be prevented. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, July 2007.

CIR 1514/AE407 Field Observations During the Fifth Microwave Water and Energy Balance Experiment (MicroWEX-5): from March 9 through May 26, 2006

Circular 1514, a 47-page illustrated report by Joaquin Casanova, Fei Yan, Mi-young Jang, Juan Fernandez, Jasmeet Judge, Clint Slatton, Kai-Jen Calvin Tien, Tzu-yun Lin, Orlando Lanni, and Larry Miller, presents the results of experiments using microwave remote sensing to determine root-zone soil moisture at UF/IFAS PSREU. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, May 2007.

SS-AGR-74/AG279: Using Drought Stressed Corn for Silage, Hay or Grazing

SS-AGR-274, a 4-page fact sheet by D.L. Wright and H.E. Jowers, informs producers of the options for using drought stricken corn as source of nutrients for livestock, with consideration for avoiding poisoning from the high concentration of nitrates. Information on using nitrate test kits and moisture determination using a microwave oven. Published by the UF DEpartment of Agronomy, July 2007.

HS-1111/HS365: Training and Pruning Florida Peaches, Nectarines, and Plums

HS-1111, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by J. Ferguson, explains for both homeowner and commercial grower audiences the concepts underlying recommended tree training and pruning as well as related fruit thinning practices. Published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, July 2007.

CIR 1515/AE409: Field Observations During the Sixth Microwave Water and Energy Balance Experiment (MicroWEX-6): from June 19 through November 30, 2006

Circular 1515, a 56-page illustrated report by Fei Yan, Hwan Hee Han, Ruofan Yang, Joaquin Casanova, Jasmeet Judge, Jennifer Jacobs, Orlando Lanni, and Larry Miller, presents the results of experiments using microwave remote sensing to determine root-zone soil moisture at UF/IFAS PSREU. Published by the UF Department of Agricultural and Biological Engineering, May 2007.

ENY-296/IG142: Head Lice

Revised! ENY-296, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by R. W. Baldwin and F. M. Oi, describes this pest of humans which infests 10-12 million people each year in the United States, its biology, prevention, treatment, and management, including best practices for inspection, removal, and treatment. Includes frequently asked questions, references and tables listing over-the-counter and prescription-only products for management of head lice. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology

2006 Potato Variety Report

<![CDATA[This is a multi-chapter report by C.M. Hutchinson and Doug Gergela. In the process of being published by the UF Department of Horticultural Sciences, January-July 2007.
Contents:

  • HS1081/HS335: 2006 Potato Variety Report: Introduction
  • HS1086/HS340: Chapter 2. Early-Line Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1087/HS341: Chapter 3. White-Skinned Fresh Market Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1089/HS343: Chapter 4. Red and Purple-Skinned Fresh Market Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1090/HS344: Chapter 5. Russet- Skinned Fresh Market Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1090/HS345: Chapter 6. Statewide Red-Skinned Potato Variety Trials, 2006
    HS1091/HS346: Chapter 7. Statewide White-Skinned Potato Variety Trials, 2006
  • HS1092/HS347: Chapter 8. Late Harvest Potato Variety Trial, 2006
    HS1093/HS350: Chapter 9. HZPC Americas Corporation Early-Line Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1094/HS354: Chapter 10. Chipping Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1095/HS355: Chapter 11. USPB/Snack Food Association Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • S1096/HS358: Chapter 12. NE-1014 Regional Project Potato Variety Trial, 2006
  • HS1097/HS359: Appendix 1. Potato Season Weather Data for North Florida, 2006
  • HS1098/HS360: Appendix 2. Average Yearly Potato Production Statistics for Potatoes Produced at the UF/IFAS PSREU Hastings Farm
  • HS1100/HS361: Appendix 3. Potato Selections Evaluated in 2006

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FSHN 07-02/FS138: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) – Prerequisite Programs

FSHN 07-02, a 5-page fact sheet by Ronald H. Schmidt and Debby Newslow, discusses the prerequisite programs necessary for a HACCP program in detail and gives tips on making sure they are workable and effective. Published by the UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, June 2007.

FSHN 07-01/FS137: Hazard Analysis Critical Control Points (HACCP) – Getting Started, Preliminary Steps

FSHN07-01, a 4-page factsheet by Ronald H. Schmidt and Debby Newslow, reviews the preliminary steps that are necessary for putting a HACCP program into place and includes tips for making sure the process happens smoothly. Published by the UF Department of Food Science and Human Nutrition, June 2007.