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Pests in the Urban Landscape

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 (20), disease (26), firewood (5), garden (19), infestation (5), invasive species (3), pests (48), summer (7), UC IPM (141)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Vegetable Pest Book and Card Set on Sale!

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Now until June 17, you can purchase Pests of the Garden and Small Farm together with the Vegetable...

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:32 PM
Tags: book (1), cards (1), garden (19), identification (3), pesticide (9), pests (48), sale (1), small farm (1), UC IPM (141)

Dress correctly for work: new online course on personal protective equipment

Pesticide handlers must clean their work clothes separate from the family laundry to prevent pesticide contamination.

Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural, turf,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Don't Let Bed Bugs Ruin Your Vacation

Bed Bug Awareness Week

Reading the words “bed bug” in a sentence is enough to make most people's skin crawl!...

Posted on Sunday, June 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (15), bite (8), hotel (2), motel (1), summer (7), travel (1), UC IPM (141), vacation (1)
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...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: action week (1), California (20), disease (26), exotic (6), invasive (24), Japanese dodder (1), plant (1), red imported fire ant (2), shot hole borer (1), species (3), species (3), UC IPM (141), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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