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Mosquitoes in Garden Centers

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This article was written for the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center News, a publication directed at retail nursery store employees. With the recent confirmed human West Nile virus deaths in California, it's important to understand how...

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] When you use firewood in the great outdoors, be aware that moving firewood can transport tree-killing insects and diseases. Find out more at the following...

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Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: burn (1), California (24), exotic (4), firewood (3), invasive (7), oak mortality task force (1), pests (4), tree (1), UC IPM (14)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Stinknet, an Emerging Invasive Weed

Stinknet plant. (Credit: Ron Vanderhoff)

I recently attended a Santa Ana River Orange County Weed Management Area (SAROCWMA) meeting and there was an opportunity for participants to update the group about new invasive plants as well as give an update on management of these and others. During...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: California (24), impact (1), invasive (7), noxious (1), pineapple weed (1), plant council (1), stinknet (1), UC IPM (14), weed (1), Wilen (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Fipronil Labels Have New Restrictions

Diagram showing California fipronil label restrictions. (Credit: California Department of Pesticide Regulation)

New label changes will alter how fipronil is applied by pest management professionals (PMPs) in urban environments, particularly between November and February, during California's typical rainy season. Concerns over continued detections in urban...

Posted on Friday, July 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: applications (1), California (24), DPR (1), EPA (1), fipronil (1), label changes (1), law (1), perimeter (1), restrictions (1), UC IPM (14), UC Riverside (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several pests, but there are many more invasive species out there. Now that you know about them, share your knowledge of invasive species with others. And no matter...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (24), disease (3), firewood (3), garden (2), infestation (1), invasive species (1), pests (4), summer (1), UC IPM (14)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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