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Nutgrass Can Drive You Nuts

Mature yellow nutsedge plant. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Nutgrass, also called nutsedge, could easily be one of the top 5 nuisance weeds gardeners deal with...

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
Tags: control (40), garden (29), landscape (32), nuisance (6), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (204), weeds (22), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Boxelder Bugs

Boxelder bug adult and nymphs. [J.K.Clark]

If you are seeing black and red bugs scurrying about near trees and buildings, they may be boxelder...

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:43 AM
Tags: boxelder (2), bugs (5), insects (13), maple (1), nuisance (6), pests (57), spring (3), UC IPM (204)

Mushrooms and Other Nuisance Fungi in Lawns

Newly emerged inky cap mushrooms, Coprinus comatus. [R.M.Davis]

Wet weather is favorable to mushrooms, which are sometimes called toadstools. Mushrooms are the...

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Tags: bird''s nests (1), fungi (5), lawn (7), mushrooms (1), nuisance (6), puffballs (1), spores (1), stinkhorns (1), toadstools (1)

Top 4 Videos for Summer Nuisance Pests!

Every summer, a handful of insect pests can become a real nuisance when they invade your space,...

Posted on Tuesday, August 2, 2016 at 3:49 PM
Tags: ants (13), bed bugs (16), bugs (5), invade (2), mosquitoes (8), nuisance (6), pests (57), summer (7), UCIPM (67), yellowjackets (4)

Bug Outbreaks in Kern County high desert

Immature bugs develop on native plants in the desert and migrate into urban areas as adults with wings. [Photo by D. Haviland]

Over the past few weeks there have been numerous reports of bug invasions near Ridgecrest,...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2015 at 9:22 PM
Tags: bugs (5), Haviland (1), invasion (2), IPM (58), nuisance (6), swarms (1)

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