Management Guides & Fact Sheets

UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore publications

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  • Helpful, Harmful, Harmless: Insects and other organisms in Florida landscapes (available for purchase HERE)
    This convenient, handheld field guide is an excellent resource for learning about over 75 of the most commonly encountered insects, mites, and other invertebrates in southeastern U.S. landscapes. Visit the UF/IFAS Extension Bookstore to purchase your’s!

Pest Control Guides

  • 2017 Southeastern U.S. Pest Control Guide for Nursery Crops & Landscape Plantings [PDF] (hard copy available for purchase HERE)

UF/IFAS Extension publications

  • Understanding insecticide modes of action and resistance management in Florida horticulture [LINK]
  • Pesticide injection and drenching [LINK]
  • Key Plant, Key Pests: Sycamore (Platanus spp.) [LINK]
  • Creating wildflower habitats on golf courses [LINK]
  • Galling damage to woody ornamentals [LINK]
  • Key Plant, Key Pests: Oaks (Quercus spp.) [LINK]
  • Yaupon holly culture and pest management [LINK]
  • Elongate hemlock scale risk to Florida conifers [LINK]
  • Managing plant pests with soap [LINK]
  • Natural products for managing landscape and garden pests [LINK]
  • Managing insecticide and miticide resistance in Florida landscapes [LINK]
  • Biology and management of the bermudagrass mite [LINK]
  • Stinging and venomous caterpillars of the Southeast [LINK]
  • Managing southern chinch bug in warm season turfgrasses [LINK]
  • Florida-Friendly Landscaping Guidelines for Community Associations [LINK]
  • Impervious surface thresholds and the Pace to Plant technique for planting urban red maple trees [LINK]
  • Managing whiteflies on landscape ornamentals [LINK]
  • Managing scale insects & mealybugs on turfgrass [LINK]
  • Landscape integrated pest management [LINK]
  • Turfgrass insect pest management [LINK]
  • Managing scale insects on ornamental plants [LINK]

Insect & IPM fact sheets

  • Argentine ant, Linepithema humile [webpage]
  • A bombardier beetle, Pheropsophus aequinoctialis [webpage]
  • Boxwood leafminer, Monarthropalpus flavus [webpage]
  • Taro planthopper, Tarophagus colocasiae [webpage]
  • Red and black mason wasp, Pachodynerus erynnis [webpage]
  • Little leaf notcher, Artipus floridanus [webpage]
  • Yaupon psyllid, Gyropsylla ilecis [webpage]
  • Salvinia weevil, Cyrtobagous salviniae [webpage]
  • Hibiscus bud weevil, Anthonomus testaceosquamousus [webpage] [PDF]
  • Crapemyrtle bark scale, Acanthococcus lagerstroemiae [webpage]
  • Tuliptree scale, Toumeyella liriodendri [webpage]
  • Fourlined plant bug, Poecilocapsus lineatus [webpage]
  • Armored scale insects [PDF]
  • Soft scale insects [PDF]
  • Mealybugs [PDF]
  • Tuttle mealybug, Brevennia rhea [PDF]
  • An IPM framework for sustainable urban tree planting and design [PDF]
  • The ‘Pace to Plant’ technique [PDF]