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Posts Tagged: tree

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 (42), invasive species week (8), ISHB (2), pest (98), polyphagous (5), PSHB (4), shot hole (3), tree (19), UC IPM (257)
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 (54), disease (42), Downer (3), fungi (7), IPM (62), Lacan (3), landscape (44), management (41), pest (98), Pest Notes (87), tree (19), tree care (3), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (0), household (0), indoor pests (0), mice (0), pantry (0), pest (0), pest management (0), prevention (0), rats (0), termites (0), tree squirrel (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Wood Decay Fungi in Landscape Trees

A conk, the fruiting body of the fungus <i>Phellinus ignarius</i> on black walnut. (Credit: AJ Downer, UCCE Ventura County)

Landscape trees provide welcome shade, fruit, homes for wildlife, and even a place for kids to...

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:56 AM
  • Author: Elaine Lander
Tags: control (0), decay (0), disease (0), Downer (0), fungi (0), IPM (0), landscape (0), management (0), Pest Notes (0), pests (0), tree care (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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