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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Mosquitoes in Garden Centers

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This article was written for the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center News, a publication...

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

UC IPM Hiring Pesticide Safety Writer

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The UC Statewide IPM Program is hiring a Pesticide Safety...

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

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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...

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (6), leafhoppers (1), leaves (1), management (20), plant (2), predators (2), sooty mold (3), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (161)
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...

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

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