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Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle (Credit: D. Cappaert,

Originally posted August 26, 2016; edited July 10, 2018 Have you seen big green beetles in your California yard or garden? Or beetles feeding on your roses or other plants? There are many kinds of beetles commonly found in our landscapes, but the...

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beetle (2), CDFA (2), chafer (1), green (1), grubs (2), hoplia (1), Japanese (1), June (1), lawn (1), pests (14), UCIPM (63)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

West Coast Rodent Academy Trains Pest Management Professionals

Learning to inspect for signs of rodent activity. [N. M. Quinn]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] The West Coast Rodent Academy (WCRA) is a three-day intensive educational workshop hosted by University of California Cooperative Extension in association with the Pest Control Operators of...

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:44 AM

Retailers Attend IPM Workshops on Invasive Pests and More

Attendees from Retail IPM Workshop. [A. Schellman]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Retail nursery and garden center employees play an important role in communicating pest management information to gardeners and the public. The UC Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) strives to help...

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Tags: ACP (6), center (1), employees (1), exotics (1), garden (3), HLB (5), household pests (1), invasives. (1), nursery (2), pesticides (6), resources (1), retail (3), UCIPM (63)

Frothy Masses on Plants

White frothy material is characteristic of spittlebugs. [J.K. Clark.]

What are those white, frothy masses you see on your rosemary, salvia, lavender, or other plants? Spittlebugs. The masses of froth can be found on plant foliage, cones and stems. Inside the foamy mass you will find immature spittlebugs feeding on plant...

Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:29 AM
Tags: froghopper (1), froth (1), lavender (1), rosemary (1), salvia (1), spittlebug (1), UCIPM (63)

Huanglongbing Detections in Urban Southern California

Asymmetrical yellow mottling of citrus leaves and greening of fruit, symptoms of Huanglongbing. [E. Grafton-Cardwell]

The following press release was distributed on April 13, 2017 by the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program. Huanglongbing was confirmed in a single citrus tree in the City of La Habra in Orange County on April 11. This new find will result in a...

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 9:45 AM

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