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Posts Tagged: heat

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 12:00 PM
Tags: control (54), disease (42), garden (37), heat (1), IPM (62), management (41), pest management (54), Pest Notes (87), pests (62), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (257), weeds (28)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Landscape Tree Damage: It's Not Always a Pest Issue

Fig 1. Limb dieback and sparse canopy of overwatered olive trees around which turf was planted. Unirrigated trees in the background are healthy. (Photo: L. R. Costello, UCCE)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Most disorders...

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: abiotic (0), damage (0), diseases (0), disorders (0), drought (0), Green Bulletin (0), Hartin (0), heat stress (0), landscape (0), mechanical injury (0), trees (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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