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Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (45), holiday (2), ipm (59), landscape (35), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), pest (82), Pest Notes (72), plants (10), trees (12), UC IPM (218), winter (8)

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (45), herbicide (8), IPM (59), landscape (35), manage (2), management (34), nonchemical (2), pest (82), plants (10), UC IPM (218), weeds (24), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

California Invasive Species Action Week

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Did you know that every 60 days, a new and potentially damaging invasive species enters...

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)
Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: animals (1), California (28), diseases (8), economic (1), environmental (1), globalization (1), harm (1), invasive species action week (1), pathogens (5), pests (58), plants (10), threat (1), UC IPM (218)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (14), Flint (4), garden (31), landscape (35), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), plants (10), slugs (4), snails (4), UC IPM (218), vegetables (3), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Celebrate Earth Day with Insectary Plants

Photo Nectar and pollen-producing plants in full bloom. (Credit: Kathy Keatley-Garvey)

This Earth Day, Sunday April 22, help natural enemies by growing insectary plants. Natural...

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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