Pests and Diseases forum: The Big Bug Hunt

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Name: Greene
Savannah, GA (Sunset 28) (Zone 8b)
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Jul 24, 2015 1:18 PM CST
I subscribe to a free site (Southern Exposure Seed Exchange) which provides information to gardeners; usually short entertaining and informational videos. One message was very interesting. (Edited to add: I would have named it '' but I am not Queen of the world.)

They are asking gardeners/farmers everywhere in the world to simply report which pest they see, the date, the plant and the location. They hope to be able to analyse the data to create a system that could send email warnings so gardeners can know which pest is moving into the area so the gardeners/farmers can take the necessary precautions. The more gardeners/farmers who participate, the more accurate and timely the alerts will be.

[Note: Prepare your ears in advance; the host has a British accent.] Thumbs up
Sunset Zone 28, AHS Heat Zone 9, USDA zone 8b~~"Leaf of Faith"
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