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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 (30), exotic (7), invasive (29), Japanese dodder (1), plant (2), red imported fire ant (2), shot hole borer (1), species (3), species (3), UC IPM (191), 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,...

Poster
Poster

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 (30), domestic livestock (1), economic damage (2), feral (3), pathogens (5), pest notes (58), pests (52), UC IPM (191), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease

Oranges

As part of our coverage of California Invasive Species Action Week, today we focus on a pair of...

Oranges
Oranges

Oranges

Posted on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 11:02 PM
Tags: ACP (27), Asian citrus psyllid (28), citrus (15), disease (30), economic harm (1), HLB (23), huanglongbing (33), Invasive (29), pest (74), UC IPM (191)

Asian Citrus Psyllid Found in San Luis Obispo County

Lemons on a tree. (Credit: Pixabay.com)

San Luis Obispo County has seen more than 20 detections of Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) since...

Lemons on a tree. (Credit: Pixabay.com)
Lemons on a tree. (Credit: Pixabay.com)

Lemons on a tree. (Credit: Pixabay.com)

Actual size of Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: B. Grafton-Cardwell)
Actual size of Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: B. Grafton-Cardwell)

Actual size of Asian citrus psyllid. (Credit: B. Grafton-Cardwell)

Posted on Friday, May 11, 2018 at 10:40 PM
Tags: ACP (27), Asian citrus psyllid (28), disease (30), HLB (23), huanglongbing (33), incurable (1), Nipomo (1), San Luis Obispo (2), trees (10), UC IPM (191)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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