EENY-402, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by E. E. Grissell, is part of the Featured Creatures Collection. It describes these wasps who make their nests in twigs and branches and old insect burrows in south Florida, their distribution, identification, biology, and economic importance. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2007.
FCS8838, a 7-page fact sheet by Jamie Eisenberg, Heidi Liss Radunovich, and M. A. Brennan, explores the alarming rise in childhood and adolescent overweight and obesity and helps parents and educators understand the issue. Explains who is defined as overweight and obese, defines potential causes and contributors to the problems, and lists ways that parents and leaders can help. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, April 2007.
FCS8829, a 4-page fact sheet by Martha C. Monroe and Barbara F. Shea, is intended for breast cancer patients who are preparing for their lumpectomy or mastectomy surgery. It helps patients understand what to expect before and after surgery. Includes information on understanding medical procedures and coping physically and psychologically. Also features quotes and experiences from other breast cancer patients. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, April 2007.
FCS2272, a 6-page fact sheet by Danielle Scott and Heidi Liss Radunovich, is intended for high school students and others wanting to apply to college for the first time. It walks applicants through the steps necessary to apply to college and provides useful information on choosing a school, testing, and completing applications. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, April 2007.
ENY-373S, a 5-page illustrated fact sheet by Jorge Rey, is the Spanish language version of ENY-737: What is Dengue? It describes this human disease caused by a virus transmitted by mosquitoes. It describes the viruses, the vectors, the disease and its history. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, April 2007.
ENY-150, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by Jamie Ellis, explains what is known about about this new problem threatening the beekeeping industry in the U.S., its symptoms, theories about its cause, potential economic impact, what’s being done, and management recommendations for beekeepers. Includes selected references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2007.
ENH-1068, an 8-page illustrated fact sheet by James L. Gibson, Beth Bolles, Sheila Dunning, Theresa Friday, Dan Mullins, Carrie Stevenson, and Larry Williams, describes practices for nutrition monitoring and management for growers of annual floral crops. It describes essential nutrients and their translocation, provides a table of essential nutrients, and several figures showing symptoms of nutrient deficiencies. Includes a list of additional resources. Published by the UF Department of Environmental Horticulture, April 2007.
EENY-399, a 7-page illustrated fact sheet by James C. Dunford and Warren E. Steiner, is part of the Featured Creatures Collection. It describes this cosmopolitan beetle which can be found in sandy areas in Florida, its synonymy, distribution, description, habits and importance, and economic importance. Includes references. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, May 2007.
FCS8838, a 3-page fact sheet by Eboni Baugh, explores the importance of the mother-daughter relationship to girls developing their body images. Learn how mothers can play a crucial role in ensuring that girls have a healthy self-image and do not engage in destructive dieting or eating patterns. Published by the UF Department of Family, Youth and Community Sciences, April 2007.
WEC218, an 8-page fact sheet by Steve A. Johnson, describes this member of the frog family Hylidae which is invasive to Florida, how to identify it, its ecology and natural history, its impact in Florida, and what homeowners can do to manage Cuban treefrogs around their home. Includes additional resources. Published by the UF Department of Wildlife Ecology and Conservation, May 2007.
SS-AGR-109, a 10-page illustrated report by B. L. Tillman, D. W. Gorbet, M. W. Gomillion, J. McKinney, and W. D. Thomas, provides data from University of Florida trials conducted at Gainesville (Citra) Marianna, and Jay research centers from 2003-2006. Includes tables showing performance in 2006, performance of runner market-type varieties 2003-2006, performance of Virginia market-type varieties 2003-2006, pod yield, and disease resitance of major peanut varieties. Originally published by the UF Department of Agronomy as Marianna NFREC Research Report 07-1, March 2007.
FE688, a 5-page document by Scott A. Smith, presents access information and a listing of production budgets for livestock and the following crops: citrus, field, forage, fruit and nuts, tropical fruits and vegetables, and vegetables. Also included is a web link to a business analysis of ornamental plant nurseries for various areas of Florida. Published by the UF Department of Food and Resource Economics, May 2007.
SS-AGR-269, a 3-page illustrated fact sheet by J.A. Ferrell, D.L. Wright, B.J. Brecke, G.E. MacDonald, provides recommendations for using glyphosate to burn down ryegrass before planting, with specific information for corn, cotton, and peanuts and a table with conversion of rates based on formulation. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, April 2007.
SS-AGR-262, a 2-page fact sheet by Jason Ferrell and Brent Sellers, reports the results of a field experiment to determine the rate and application procedure necessary to maximize TSA control with spot-treatments of Milestone. Published by the UF Department of Agronomy, April 2007.
PI-152, a 4-page fact sheet by Frederick M. Fishel, explains the licensing and regulation of persons who apply restricted use organotin antifouling paints in Florida. Published by the UF Pesticide Information Office, April 2007.
HS-1082, a 5-page article by M.A. Ritenour, S.A. Sargent, J.A. Bartz and E.E. Lon Kan, is the Spanish language version of HS-761, Chlorine Use in Produce Packing Lines. It outlines principles for effectively using chlorine for water sanitation including sections on forms of chlorine, factors influencing chlorine activity, how to maintain adequate chlorine concentrations, test kids, recommendations, and how to mix chlorine solutions. Published by the UF Department of Horicultural Sciences, February 2007.
PI-149, a 3-page fact sheet by Frederick M. Fishel, explains the licensing and
regulation of private persons who apply restricted use pesticides to agricultural commodities in Florida. Published by the UF Pesticide Information Office, June 2007.
TP-152 is an 89 page illustrated report by Charles Sidman, Robert Swett, Tim Fik, Susan Fann, and Bill Sargent. It documents the methods, procedures, and results of a map-based mail survey that was distributed to Brevard County boaters to obtain seasonal information about their boating preferences, use profiles, and travel patterns. Published by the UF Sea Grant College Program, January 2007.