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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Spring Monitoring for Turf Insects-- Info for Landscape Professionals

Figure 4 Masked chafer larvae (white grubs).

[From the May 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] For landscape professionals: Turf areas,...

Table 1. Approximate monitoring and treatment times for some lawn insects.
Table 1. Approximate monitoring and treatment times for some lawn insects.

Table 1. Approximate monitoring and treatment times for some lawn insects.

Posted on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 at 12:22 PM
Tags: insects (16), IPM (62), landscape (42), Sutherland (10), turf (6)

Tree Squirrels: Identification and Management

Figure 1. Western gray squirrel.

[From the May 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Squirrels can be problem pests in many...

Table 1. Distinguishing features and management restrictions for California tree squirrel species.
Table 1. Distinguishing features and management restrictions for California tree squirrel species.

Posted on Monday, May 11, 2015 at 3:59 PM
Tags: Pest Notes (78), Quinn (13), tree squirrel (6), wildlife (10)

Don’t Grow Crazy – An Update on California’s PlantRight Program

Figure 1. Periwinkle (Vinca major) is a fastgrowing, competitive plant that forms dense mats of growth.

[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Choosing the right plant for the...

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2015 at 11:32 AM

Help protect California's citrus from ACP

Figure 1. Asian citrus psyllid adult, and white wax tubules from yellowish nymphs.

[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] In June 2013, we wrote about the...

Posted on Monday, May 4, 2015 at 11:20 AM
Tags: ACP (31), asian citrus psyllid (31), Daugherty (3), Grafton-Cardwell (13), HLB (27), Wilen (12)

Controlling Rats and Mice Around the Home

Figure 1. Roof rat in live capture trap.

[From the April 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Norway and roof rats, as well as...

Posted on Tuesday, April 28, 2015 at 12:39 PM
Tags: IPM (62), mice (9), rats (12), retail (11), rodenticide (5)

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