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Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Figure 2. Side view of the adult spotted lanternfly.

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is a new exotic pest that was first detected in...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Sticky mess on plants

Feeding by aphids created this sticky honeydew on crape myrtle leaves. (Credit: Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

Are you seeing cars, sidewalks, driveways, or other plants covered in sticky stuff, especially...

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 3:06 PM
Tags: ants (17), aphids (10), Asian citrus (1), car (1), dripping (1), honeydew (8), huanglongbing (35), leafhoppers (2), mealybugs (5), psyllids (2), scale (2), sooty mold (4), sticky (2), UC IPM (257), whiteflies (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Leafhoppers on plants

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

You may see leafhoppers in your garden or landscape this time of year as they hop about feeding on...

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (8), leafhoppers (2), leaves (1), management (41), plant (2), predators (2), sooty mold (4), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What's that Sticky Stuff on my Car?

Whitish wax and sticky honeydew from woolly hackberry aphid on hackberry tree. (Jack Kelly Clark)

It's hot outside, so like a lot of people, you try to park your car under a tree in parking lots...

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:40 AM
Tags: citricola scale (1), honeydew (8), pest (98), sooty mold (4), trees (13), UC IPM (257), woolly hackberry aphid (1)

Using a Sticky Barrier to Keep Ants Out of Trees

Sticky barrier on a tree

If you have ants climbing up and down trees and shrubs in your landscape, and your trees and shrubs...

Posted on Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 3:18 PM
Tags: ants (17), control (54), garden (37), honeydew (8), landscape (44), shrub (2), sticky barrier (1), tree (19), UC IPM (257), video (11)

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