It’s not just people that have flocked to Florida over the last century. Invasive insects now call our state home and love Florida’s friendly subtropical climate.  Florida Crossroads examines a beetle that obliterates avocado trees, a fire ant invasion, and what might be next for the world’s most destructive termites swarming in South Florida.


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agriculture/crops ambrosia beetle butterflies Chris Ellis citrus greening Daniel Carrillo Deetta Mills drones Florida citrus Gary Hankins Greg Rice invasive species Jiri Hulcr Jonathan Crane Julian Mendel Kenneth Furton Kirsten Pelz-Pelz-Stelinski laurel wilt disease Marc Hughes Nan-Yao Su Oriental fruit fly Pete Nuñez Sanford Porter termites Ty Rozier UF - University of Florida Victoria Barnes