Key Plant, Key Pests: Lilyturf (Liriope muscari)

Liriope. Credits: UF/IFAS Gardening Solutions

This series of Key Plant, Key Pests publications is designed for Florida gardeners, horticulturalists, and landscape professionals to help identify common pests associated with common Florida flora. This new 4-page publication of the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department provides information and general management recommendations for leaf and crown rot, anthracnose, southern blight, scales, and root rot nematodes on lilyturf. Written by Juanita Popenoe, Caroline R. Warwick, and David J. Norman.
https://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep600

Key Plant, Key Pests: Azalea (Rhododendron spp.)

This 8-page document is one in the Key Plant, Key Pests series. It helps identify the most common pests found on azalea. Written by Juanita Popenoe, Caroline R. Warwick, Jacqueline Bourdon, and David J. Norman and published by the UF/IFAS Environmental Horticulture Department, December 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/ep567

Pothos (Epipremnum aureum) Diseases: Identification and Control in Commercial Greenhouse Production

Pothos is a tropical ornamental vine that has been grown commercially in the US for almost 100 years and is used for a variety of aesthetic purposes. This 5-page publication addresses identification and treatment of common diseases encountered during greenhouse production of pothos. Written by David J. Norman and G. Shad Ali and published by the UF/IFAS Plant Pathology Department, July 2018.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pp340

Ornamental Ficus Diseases: Identification and Control in Commercial Greenhouse Operations

Figure 7.  Botrytis blight on Ficus elastica. Note the fluffy spores. Credit: D. J. NormanWhile edible figs are grown agronomically for delicious fruit, many Ficus species have been commercialized for decorative, ornamental purposes. These horticultural Ficus varieties are used for interiorscape houseplant d├ęcor and for outdoor landscape design. This article provides guidelines for the identification and treatment of diseases that may be encountered during the commercial production of ornamental Ficus. This 7-page fact sheet was written by D. J. Norman and Shad Ali, and published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, August 2013.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pp308

Anthurium Diseases: Identification and Control in Commercial Greenhouse Operations (PP292)

Figure 1.  Anthurium 'Kozohara' used in cut-flower productionBecause of its attractive, long-lasting flowers, Anthurium is popular as both an exotic cut-flower crop and as a flowering potted-plant crop. Growers most often report two bacterial diseases and three fungal diseases in their commercial greenhouse environments. This article provides guidelines to identify and treat diseases that may be encountered during commercial greenhouse production of Anthurium.This 7-page fact sheet was written by David J. Norman and Gul Shad Ali, and published by the UF Department of Plant Pathology, March 2012.
http://edis.ifas.ufl.edu/pp292