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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...

Don't Move Firewood!
Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: burn (1), California (25), exotic (7), firewood (7), invasive (29), oak mortality task force (1), pests (54), tree (16), UC IPM (209)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Wrapping Up California Invasive Species Action Week

Huanglongbing, the disease carried by the Asian citrus psyllid, causes asymmetrical yellow mottling of leaves and odd shape and greening of fruit. (Credit: Dr. Susan E. Halbert)

This week, we put the spotlight on invasive species and how these non-native plants, animals, and pathogens damage California's economy and environment. You Can Make a Difference Shot hole borers and the diseases they carry, and Asian citrus psyllid...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: action week (1), California (25), disease (29), exotic (7), invasive (29), Japanese dodder (1), plant (2), red imported fire ant (2), shot hole borer (1), species (4), species (4), UC IPM (209), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Top 10 Ways YOU Can Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

Invasive species.

It's National Invasive Species Week (February 27-March 3), which may prompt the question, “what exactly is an invasive species?” A truly invasive species is a non-native plant, animal or pathogen that causes or may cause economic problems, or...

Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:29 PM

Phytophthora tentaculata: A New Exotic and Invasive Disease

Fig. 1 (a) Dying and dead Diplacus aurantiacus (orange bush monkeyflower) with advanced above ground symptoms, typical of Phytophthora disease. The infected plant has chlorotic (yellowing and browning) foliage. [L. Sims]

[From the December 2016 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] A new plant pathogen in the genus Phytophthora (pronounced Fie-TOF-ther-uh) has recently been found in several California native plant nurseries and habitat restoration sites. The pathogen,...

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:10 AM
Tags: disease (29), exotic (7), fusarium (4), invasive (29), phytophthora (1), sudden oak death (4), tentaculata (1)

Invasive Species Awareness Week: Feb 21-27 2016

Big periwinkle, vinca major. [J. M. DiTomaso]

Did you know that every 60 days, California gains a new and potentially damaging invasive species? Once established, invasive species are extremely difficult to eradicate and can cause not only ecological disruption, but economic problems as well. This...

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 2:28 PM
Tags: awareness (8), exotic (7), invasive species week (5), pests (54), UCIPM (66)

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