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Posts Tagged: Pest Notes

Pokeweed: A Growing Weed Problem

Pokeweed seedlings (Credit: C Elmore)

American pokeweed is a large weedy shrub also known as pokeberry, American nightshade, poke salad,...

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Tags: herbicide (9), integrated pest management (11), landscape (44), Oneto (3), Pest Notes (87), pokeweed (1), UC IPM (257), weeds (28)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Popular Pandemic Pest Notes

UC IPM Pest Notes

Pest Notes are UC IPM publications written for people who want information about pests in homes,...

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 2:32 PM
Tags: aphids (10), carpet beetles (5), fungus gnat (3), gophers (6), ground squirrel (7), mealybugs (5), peach leaf curl (7), Pest Notes (87), scales (5), thrips (5), UC IPM (257), whiteflies (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Houseplant Pests

Examining an African violet plant for pests. (Credit: AJ Sikes)

Like outdoor plants, houseplants can also experience pest problems. Did you know that too much or...

Posted on Thursday, August 20, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: bacteria (2), cultural control (3), disease (42), fungus (5), Hodel (6), horticulture (1), houseplant (2), insect (12), mite (2), pest (98), pest management (54), Pest Notes (87), Pittenger (3), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stay Away from Stinging Insects

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The last weeks of summer are here and many are maximizing time outdoors, whether in yards, parks,...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:54 AM
Tags: bees (7), honey bee (8), pest (98), Pest Notes (87), sting (3), summer (9), video (11), wasp (3), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Rats in the Garden

Rat damage on tomato. (Credit: B Messenger-Sikes)

If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, you may not be the only vertebrate going for your hard...

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3:18 PM
Tags: garden (37), management (41), pest management (54), Pest Notes (87), rats (13), rodent (8), tomato (4), trapping (5), traps (8)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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