Tag Archive: Common

Monitoring for Common Lawn Insects

Spittlebug damage on centipedegrass. Photo credit: Larry Williams UF/IFAS Mole crickets, chinch bugs and spittlebugs are common lawn insect pests to begin watching for this time of year. Mole crickets can be active in lawns spring through fall, but the best window of opportunity to control them is in June and July. Soap flushing is …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2017/04/13/monitoring-for-common-lawn-insects/

Common Live Oak Problems and Solutions

  The Live Oak (Quercus virginiana) is one of the most iconic figures of the Deep South. Mentioning the words Live Oak invokes all sorts of romantic nostalgia of yesteryear and the reputation is not unearned. In fact, many Live Oaks still stand that were growing on American soil when the first English settlers set …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2016/07/27/common-live-oak-problems-and-solutions/

Common Azalea Lace Bug Can Be Controlled

Damage caused by azalea lace bug. Photo credit: James Castner, UF/IFAS When azaleas are in a garden, azalea lace bugs are sure to follow. The good news is these insects, that discolor the leaves of azaleas, can be controlled. Lace bugs live on the underside of leaves and damage their hosts by piercing leaves with their straw-like mouthparts and …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/08/04/common-azalea-lace-bug-can-be-controlled/

Common Bermudagrass Control in Peanuts with Fusilade or Select

Common bermudagrass (Cynodon dactylon) is a mat-forming perennial that can be found just about anywhere in the southeastern US – from roadsides to production fields. This weed is very well adapted to the South and persists in areas with a variety of soil textures, soil pH, and fertility levels. Although common bermudagrass can be beneficial …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2015/01/24/common-bermudagrass-control-in-peanuts-with-fusilade-or-select/

Common Vetch: It’s Not Clover, But It’s Not Bad!

Jed Dillard, Jefferson County Extension It’s not clover but it’s not bad! If you have been watching anxiously for your clover to come up, you may have seen green leaves coming up whichare definitely NOT clover. Maybe you have seen them on ditch banks, in your lawn or other places you know nothing was planted. The …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/12/14/common-vetch-its-not-clover-but-its-not-bad/

A Guide to Visual Diagnosis for Common Essential Nutrients Deficiencies Symptoms

Alex Bolques County Agent Gadsden County abol@ufl.edu         Plants can become nutrient deficient if they do not receive adequate chemical elements for plant growth and development.  These may arise from inadequate essential nutrient levels in the soil or growing media, whether the plant is outside in the landscape or indoor in a …

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Permanent link to this article: http://leon.ifas.ufl.edu/newsletters/2012/07/16/a-guide-to-visual-diagnosis-for-common-essential-nutrients-deficiencies-symptoms/