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Posts Tagged: solarization

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 9:38 AM
Tags: control (41), disease (34), garden (30), heat (1), IPM (58), management (30), pest management (27), Pest Notes (69), pests (57), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (209), weeds (22)

Using solar tents to inactivate invasive weed seeds

Graphic by Cynthia Stapleton, adapted from Journal of Pest Science 85:17-21

In the backyard or in the wild, roguing (selectively pulling or cutting weed plants) and herbicide...

Posted on Wednesday, July 23, 2014 at 10:00 AM
  • Author: James Stapleton
Tags: solar tents (1), solarization (2), weeds (22)
 
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