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Eat a Bug for Giving Tuesday?

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

#GivingTuesday is November 27! Want to know how you can support the work we do here at the UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program to help you understand and control pests around your home and landscape? Your gift will further UC IPM's...

Giving Tuesday UC IPM
Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:57 PM
Tags: bug (4), donate (1), eat (1), Farrar (1), gift (1), GivingTuesday (1), pest (61), UC ANR (1), UC IPM (33)

Reducing the Spread of Invasive Pests in Cut Wood

Figure 1. Firewood left behind from tree care operations can harbor pests. (Credit: Karey Windbiel-Rojas)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from original.] Invasive insects and diseases are threatening numerous tree species throughout the country. Impacts include tree mortality, destruction of forest and...

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Tags: arborist (1), borer (2), disease (7), firewood (2), invasive (10), pest (61), tree (7), UCIPM (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Managing Invasive Shot Hole Borers in Southern California

Figure 1. Polyphagous shot hole borer. (Credit: Akif Eskalen)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from original.] Invasive wood-boring beetles are attacking hundreds of thousands of trees in southern California, including commercial avocados, and trees within urban...

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Tags: beetle (2), dieback (1), Dimson (1), Fusarium (2), invasive (10), IPM (17), ISHB (1), Nobua-Behrmann (1), pest (61), polyphagous (2), PSHB (2), shot hole (1), tree (7), UC IPM (33)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Asian Citrus Psyllid publication updated

Adult and nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida)

The Asian citrus psyllid is an insect that can carry a deadly tree disease called Huanglongbing or citrus greening. To help educate people about the seriousness of this disease, how it spreads, and how to deal with it, the UC IPM program has published an...

Adult and nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida)
Adult and nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida)

Adult and nymphs of the Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: Michael E. Rogers, University of Florida)

PDF of ACP Pest Notes
PDF of ACP Pest Notes

PDF of ACP Pest Notes

Posted on Monday, October 22, 2018 at 8:52 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psylld (5), Daugherty (1), disease (7), Grafton-Cardwell (1), insect (3), IPM (17), pest (61), tree (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes often include a mix of turfgrass, annual plants, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and trees. The newly revised publication Pest Notes: Weed Management in...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (7), herbicide (1), IPM (17), landscape (3), manage (1), management (4), nonchemical (1), pest (61), plants (2), UC IPM (33), weeds (3), Wilen (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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