The National Plant Diagnostic Network has begun offering an e-learning module on chili thrips.
The microscropic pest attacks ornamental plants as well as strawberries, blueberries and peppers in Southern states.
The module includes information on thrips identification, sampling methods, distribution and control.
For more information on the class, visit http://entomology.ifas.ufl.edu/pestalert/chilli_thrip_module_information.pdf.
To take the class, visit http://cbc.at.ufl.edu/.