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UC IPM Hiring Pesticide Safety Writer

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The UC Statewide IPM Program is hiring a Pesticide Safety Writer to provide technical and administrative support to two programs: the Office of Pesticide Information and Coordination (OPIC) and the Pesticide Safety Education...

Posted on Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 11:14 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Leafhoppers on plants

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

You may see leafhoppers in your garden or landscape this time of year as they hop about feeding on a variety of plants. You can distinguish these small, wedge-shaped insects from other pests by their tendency to quickly jump or crawl rapidly sideways...

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (4), leafhoppers (2), leaves (1), management (12), plant (2), predators (1), sooty mold (2), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (190)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

When Familiar Pesticides Change

Figure 1. Product labels often look very similar even when the ingredients change. On the left is the product containing zeta-cypermethrin; the one on the right contains carbaryl.

[Modified from the original article in the Summer 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News] We all have our favorite products, whether it's laundry detergent, shampoo, or a pesticide you know works against the pests in your home or...

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:21 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Don't Let Yellowjackets Spoil Your Summer

Adult western yellowjacket. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yellowjackets have a well-deserved reputation for being aggressive since they often sting when defending their nests or when they encounter people while out scavenging for food.  This time of year, yellowjacket colony populations are increasing,...

Posted on Sunday, August 26, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (6), paper wasps (1), pest (30), stings (1), UC IPM (190), yellowjackets (2)
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...

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: burn (1), California (14), exotic (3), firewood (4), invasive (10), oak mortality task force (1), pests (28), tree (10), UC IPM (190)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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