Florida First Detectors Help ID Invasive Plant Pests Before They Spread

Dan Exports/Imports, Industry News Release, Research

Florida has the most invasive species of any state in the country, and half of the insects, reptiles, arachnids and crustaceans imported into the United States come through Florida ports, University of Florida experts say. So, UF/IFAS has teamed up with government agencies to create the Florida First Detectors program, which teaches the public how to identify these insects before …