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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 (22), impact (1), invasive (6), noxious (1), pineapple weed (1), plant council (1), stinknet (1), UC IPM (13), 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 (22), DPR (1), EPA (1), fipronil (1), label changes (1), law (1), perimeter (1), restrictions (1), UC IPM (13), 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 (22), disease (3), firewood (2), garden (2), infestation (1), invasive species (1), pests (3), summer (1), UC IPM (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wrapping Up California Invasive Species Action Week

Huanglongbing, the disease carried by the Asian citrus psyllid, causes asymmetrical yellow mottling of leaves and odd shape and greening of fruit. (Credit: Dr. Susan E. Halbert)

This week, we put the spotlight on invasive species and how these non-native plants, animals, and pathogens damage California's economy and environment. You Can Make a Difference Shot hole borers and the diseases they carry, and Asian citrus psyllid...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Japanese Dodder

Spaghettilike stems of Japanese dodder growing on a tree. (Credit: Vince Guise)

When people think of parasites, often what comes to mind are blood-sucking insects like bed bugs, head lice, and fleas or other bodily invaders on or in humans and other animals. But plants can have parasites too. Most of us are familiar with mistletoe...

Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: California (22), dodder (1), invasive (6), Japanese (1), mistletoe (1), parasitic plant (1), pest management (1), Pest Notes (1), UC IPM (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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