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Posts Tagged: pest notes

Poison Oak: Leaves of Three, Let Them Be

Poison oak showing 3 leaflets.<br>(Credit: J DiTomaso)

Poison oak is a common native plant in California, growing everywhere from oak woodlands to urban...

Posted on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Tags: control (57), DiTomaso (6), Oneto (4), pest (108), pest management (85), Pest Notes (102), poison oak (6), UC IPM (298), weed (13)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Wild Turkeys: Is This a Pest?

Adult male wild turkeys (toms). (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Have you seen wild turkeys wandering through your neighborhood? These American birds were once on...

Posted on Thursday, June 24, 2021 at 11:55 AM
Tags: community (6), control (57), Giusti (1), pest (108), pest management (85), Pest Notes (102), UC IPM (298), urban (11), wild turkey (3), wildlife (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Giant Whitefly: A Tiny Pest

Adult giant whiteflies (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

The giant whitefly is not a gargantuan monster out of an old sci-fi movie, although it is quite a...

Posted on Thursday, June 17, 2021 at 12:25 PM
Tags: giant whitefly (1), insects (19), Kabashima (1), landscape (52), pest management (85), pest notes (102), pests (66), Redak (1), Schoeller (1), UC IPM (298)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Seasonal Insect Pests in the Home

Adult fungus gnat (Credit: J Green, University of Nebraska Extension)

As the weather warms up, we see more insect activity in gardens and landscapes, and you may also...

Posted on Thursday, May 6, 2021 at 2:51 PM
Tags: boxelder (3), carpet beetles (7), fleas (4), fungus gnat (4), home (11), household (8), household pests (2), indoor (2), pest management (85), Pest Notes (102), UC IPM (298), webinar (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Aphid-eating Insects

Aphids on roses (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

“Aphids are really bad this year!” This is what we've been hearing on social media and...

Posted on Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 9:41 AM
Tags: aphids (11), beneficial (16), biological control (7), control (57), garden (44), landscape (52), natural enemies (16), pest management (85), pest notes (102), predator (5), UC IPM (298), video (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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