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Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as weeds, disease pathogens, nematodes and insects. Solarization can reduce help reduce pesticides used to control these pests. Soil solarization is...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (37), disease (31), garden (30), heat (2), IPM (58), management (27), pest management (22), Pest Notes (58), pests (56), soil (4), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (224), weeds (21)

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in the comments section. As long as you use integrated pest management when seeking to fend off your pest enemies, you can be assured that...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (34), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (58), management (27), pest (75), pest management (22), Pest Notes (58), pests (56), traps (6), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (224), yellowjackets (7)

It's a Trap!

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In honor of May the 4th, the Star Wars fans here at the UC IPM Program thought we'd have some fun with that well-loved line from Episode VI. Instead of strategies to conduct intergalactic battles, the traps we like to talk about are the ones for...

Posted on Friday, May 3, 2019 at 6:00 PM
Tags: control (37), garden (30), IPM (58), management (27), pest (75), traps (6), uc ipm (224)

How to Prevent Weeds in Landscapes

Mixed planting of woody and herbaceous perennials. (Credit: Petr Kosina, UCIPM)

[Originally published as "Managing Weeds in Landscapes" published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Nurseries and garden centers often sell a wide range of plants for use in gardens and landscapes. As a...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (30), IPM (58), landscape (26), pest (75), pest management (22), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (224), weeds (21), Wilen (11)

Job Opening: Urban IPM Educator

Syphid fly on flower.

The UC Statewide IPM Program, which is a part of the Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources, is hiring for an Urban IPM Educator. This position is part of the Urban and Community IPM unit. Under the direction of the Associate Director for Urban...

Syphid fly on flower.
Syphid fly on flower.

Posted on Thursday, November 15, 2018 at 5:15 PM
Tags: ANR (5), community (2), educator (2), hiring (4), IPM (58), job (5), pest management (22), position (5), UC IPM (224), urban (8)

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