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New! Pocket-Sized Guide for Vegetable Pests

Vegetable Pest ID Cards.

While working outside, gardeners and farmers may discover pest problems they need to answer quickly. To meet this need, the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has recently published the Vegetable Pest Identification...

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: backyard (2), crops (1), farms (1), Flint (3), fruit (6), garden (30), melon (1), pest (74), pest management (20), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (1), Sutherland (8), UC IPM (222), vegetable (2), Windbiel-Rojas (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire seedlings or chew holes in leaves, flowers, fruit, and even the bark of plants. Manage these pests by getting rid of their hiding places, setting up traps, or...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (12), Flint (3), garden (30), landscape (26), Pest Notes (58), pests (56), plants (11), slugs (4), snails (5), UC IPM (222), vegetables (2), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive pest spotlight: Goldspotted Oak Borer

Photo Bark staining on coast live oak caused by larvae of the goldspotted oak borer. [Photo by Tom Coleman, USDA Forest Service]

Goldspotted oak borer. First identified in eastern San Diego County in 2004, the goldspotted oak borer, Agrilus auroguttatus, has killed over 25,000 California native red oaks since its arrival and has now been detected in Riverside County. Larvae feed...

Photo Adult female (left) and male (right) goldspotted oak borers. [Photo by Michael Jones, UC Davis]
Photo Adult female (left) and male (right) goldspotted oak borers. [Photo by Michael Jones, UC Davis]

Photo Adult female (left) and male (right) goldspotted oak borers. [Photo by Michael Jones, UC Davis]

Posted on Tuesday, February 23, 2016 at 10:47 AM
Tags: beetle (10), Flint (3), goldspotted oak borer (1), GSOB (1), invasive (29), oak (2), pest (74), UC IPM (222)
 
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