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Extension_Entomology - Extension Entomology Natalie A....

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Natalie A. Hummel, Ph.D. Natalie A. Hummel, Ph.D. Assistant Professor/ Assistant Professor/ Extension Entomologist Extension Entomologist LSU AgCenter LSU AgCenter Extension Extension Entomology Entomology
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Daily Insect
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Daily Insect ± Order : Coleoptera ± Family : Curculionidae ± Common Name : West Indian Sugarcane Borer ± Scientific Name : Diaprepes abbreviatus (Linneaus) ± Importance : invasive; Native to Caribbean (Puerto Rico) Agricultural pest of citrus, sugarcane, sweet potatoes, and ornamental plants UCIPM USDA ARS
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MEETING THE CHALLENGE The Times-Picayune - NOLA.com Storm-scarred Buras still struggles to recover, but Wednesday, August 26, 2009 By Paul Rioux West Bank bureau Four years after Hurricane Katrina swept away his home in lower Plaquemines Parish and killed his citrus grove with salty storm surge, Jerry Ragas finally seemed poised to begin enjoying the fruits of his rebuilding efforts. A multigenerational citrus grower, Ragas, 76, replanted his orange, satsuma and grapefruit trees, which had been expected to yield their first post-Katrina crop this fall before they were hit by a second scourge -- the Diaprepes root weevil. "It's really heartbreaking, but I'm a fighter," said Ragas, a part-time grower whose other job is rounding up nuisance alligators for Plaquemines Parish. "My family has been growing oranges here since the parish was founded. This is my heritage, and I don't want to lose it." – Mr. Ragas
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Outline What is Extension Entomology? Job Description Case study: asian citrus psyllid Problem Extension response
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The father of the Cooperative Extension concept. 1906 Knapp initiated the county-agent plan promoted the plan organized boys' cotton and corn growing clubs and in 1910 a girls' corn and poultry club. Organizations were the forerunners of the modern
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This note was uploaded on 02/21/2010 for the course ENTM 2001 taught by Professor Stout,m during the Spring '08 term at LSU.

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