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Posts Tagged: disease

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (40), disease (32), garden (29), heat (1), IPM (58), management (30), pest management (23), Pest Notes (66), pests (57), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (204), weeds (22)

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (27), disease (32), firewood (7), garden (29), infestation (5), invasive species (3), pests (57), summer (7), UC IPM (204)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: action week (1), California (27), disease (32), exotic (7), invasive (29), Japanese dodder (1), plant (2), red imported fire ant (2), shot hole borer (1), species (3), species (3), UC IPM (204), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers and the Diseases They Carry

Discolored patches on bark from polyphagous shot hole borer adults boring into a tree trunk. (Credit: Akif Eskalen Lab, UC Riverside)

Shot hole borers are tiny insects the size of a sesame seed that don't look particularly harmful,...

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Posted on Thursday, June 7, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle water trough. (Credit: Grant Canova-Parker)

It may surprise you to learn that California is home to invasive wild pigs, also called feral hogs...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: disease (32), domestic livestock (1), economic damage (2), feral (3), pathogens (5), pest notes (66), pests (57), UC IPM (204), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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