Monica Elliott Retiring


After 30 years with the University of Florida/IFAS, I am retiring!

For information on palm problems, go to: There you will find links to diagnostic keys and information on sampling. Further down the page is a list of categories related to palms, click on the appropriate one and you will find links to fact sheets.

Phytoplasma disease (LY or TPPD) palm trunk coring samples can be shipped to Dr. Brian Bahder, UF-IFAS, Fort Lauderdale R.E.C., 3205 College Avenue, Davie, FL 33331. His e-mail is Please do not ship before contacting him.

To contact your local county Extension office for information, go to