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Top Ten Pest Notes of 2019

Foliage damaged by leaf curl. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

At some point, all of us encounter a pest in our home, garden, or landscape. But you're not alone!...

Posted on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: aphids (9), carpet beetles (2), control (46), fungus gnats (2), ground squirrels (1), management (35), mealybugs (4), opossum (2), peach leaf curl (6), pest management (31), pest notes (73), scales (3), thrips (4), UC IPM (219), whiteflies (5)

Sticky mess on plants

Feeding by aphids created this sticky honeydew on crape myrtle leaves. (Credit: Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

Are you seeing cars, sidewalks, driveways, or other plants covered in sticky stuff, especially...

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 3:06 PM
Tags: ants (13), aphids (9), Asian citrus (1), car (1), dripping (1), honeydew (7), huanglongbing (35), leafhoppers (2), mealybugs (4), psyllids (2), scale (2), sooty mold (4), sticky (2), UC IPM (219), whiteflies (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Curling Leaves on Plants

Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.

If you are puzzled by curling leaves on plants in your garden or landscape, you may need to do some...

Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.
Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.

Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:16 PM
Tags: abiotic (5), aphids (9), damage (14), herbicide (8), leaf curling (1), peach leaf curl (6), thrips (4), UC IPM (219), whiteflies (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Tags: aphids (9), bark (3), bed bugs (18), carpet beetles (2), clothes moths (5), fire blight (2), fungus gnats (2), gophers (5), hives (1), honey bee swarms (1), leaffooted (4), management (35), peach leaf curl (6), Pest Notes (73), rats (10), scale (2), soil solarization (1), spider mites (2), squirrels (1), thrips (4), UC IPM (219), widow spiders (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Still Seeing Aphids on Your Plants?

Rose aphids infesting a blossom. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Are you surprised to see aphids on some of your plants this time of year? With the current mild...

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Tags: aphids (9), management (35), pests (58), UC IPM (219), winter (8)

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