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Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), Dandelion (3), holiday (3), mosquito (17), pest (94), pest management (47), Pest Notes (80), poison oak (5), raccoons (3), UC IPM (246), vertebrate (3), video (10), weeds (27), yellow starthistle (2), yellowjackets (6)

Invasive Spotlight: Brooms

French broom, <i>Genista monspessulana</i>, invading a hillside near Bodega Bay, California. (Credit: B Rice)

Brooms are shrubs which were originally planted in California as ornamentals and for erosion...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: brooms (2), DiTomaso (5), invasive (39), invasive species action week (5), Kyser (3), landscape (43), management (39), Oneto (2), pest management (47), Pest Notes (80), plants (12), UC IPM (246), weed science (4), weeds (27)

Anthracnose Pest Note Updated

Black leaf spots caused by Chinese elm anthracnose.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Anthracnose is a group of fungal diseases that infect many trees and shrubs, causing dark lesions...

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Tags: anthracnose (1), Crump (1), Downer (3), fungi (7), landscape (43), pest management (47), Pest Notes (80), resistant cultivar (1), Swain (3), trees (13), UC IPM (246)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (15), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (16), lawn (8), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (80), turfgrass (3), UC IPM (246)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Mosquito Prevention

Adult <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquito.<br>(Credit: James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

With recent rains in many parts of California and the weather warming up, it's time once again to...

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: Eldridge (1), insect (10), integrated pest management (9), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), Pest Notes (80), repellent (9), UC IPM (246), vector (3), Walton (1), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)

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