Pressure is also low in pepper and other vegetables in southwest Florida. Scouted thrips are presumed to be Florida flower thrips, as damage is not apparent.
Thrips are at low levels in eggplants in Homestead, Florida, but they have increased to moderate levels in beans. The species mix in beans consists of Asian bean thrips (Megalurothrips usitatus), western flower thrips (F. occidentalis) and melon thrips (Thrips palmi).
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