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Redhumped Caterpillar Publication Revised

Two redhumped caterpillar larvae on a plum branch. (Photo: Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

The redhumped caterpillar is a familiar pest on fruit and nut trees such as plum, almond, cherry, and apple, as well as on ornamental trees like liquidambar and birch. It can reach high populations in California's Central Valley, sometimes defoliating...

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 6:08 PM
Tags: defoliate (1), Dreistadt (3), pest (74), Pest Notes (57), redhumped caterpillar (4), Symmes (1), tree (16), UC IPM (219)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Newly Updated: Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs

Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs 3rd edition cover.

Completely revised and expanded, Pests of Landscape Trees and Shrubs, 3rd Edition, is a comprehensive, how-to integrated pest management (IPM) resource for landscapers, arborists, home gardeners, retailers, and parks and grounds managers. This...

Posted on Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at 8:14 AM
Tags: Dreistadt (3), integrated pest management (10), IPM (57), landscape (26), pests (55), shrubs (2), trees (18), UCIPM (66)

Biological Control Pest Note Revised

This green lacewing adult is a general predator that feeds on many soft-bodied insects.

Biological control is the beneficial action of predators, parasites, pathogens, and competitors in controlling pests and their damage. Biological control provided by these living organisms (collectively called "natural enemies") is especially important...

Posted on Wednesday, February 11, 2015 at 11:10 AM
Tags: beneficials (1), biological control (6), Dreistadt (3), ipm (57), parasites (4), predators (7)
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