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Holiday Tree Pests

Cooley spruce gall adelgids on needles of Douglas fir. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

If you're planning to get a holiday tree for your home, you may find unexpected guests have...

Posted on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: diseases (11), holiday (4), home (10), insects (18), landscape (51), pest (105), pine (3), tree (20), trees (14), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Landscaping Tips for November

Oleander leaves killed by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

With the recent time change along with a change in temperatures, landscaping practices for pests...

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers

Adult female polyphagous shot hole borer.<br>(Credit: A Eskalen)

Small beetles are causing big problems in Southern California. Two closely related species, the...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: beetle (13), dieback (5), fusarium (5), invasive (44), invasive species week (8), ISHB (2), pest (105), polyphagous (5), PSHB (4), shot hole (3), tree (20), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Eastern gray squirrels and Eastern fox squirrels

Eastern gray squirrel. (Credit: JP Clark)

While some may find them cute, both the Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and the...

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Armillaria Root Rot in Landscape Trees

Armillaria mushrooms grow in clusters, have a ring around their stem, and are tan to honey colored. (Credit: J Turney)

What is Armillaria Root Rot? Armillaria root rot is a severe fungal disease that affects trees,...

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:08 PM
Tags: Armillaria (2), control (55), disease (44), Downer (3), fungi (8), IPM (63), Lacan (3), landscape (51), management (42), pest (105), Pest Notes (98), tree (20), tree care (4), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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