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Posts Tagged: soil solarization

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 12:00 PM
Tags: control (0), disease (0), garden (0), heat (0), IPM (0), management (0), pest management (0), Pest Notes (0), pests (0), soil (0), solarization (0), Stapleton (0), UC IPM (0), weeds (0)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Tags: aphids (10), bark (3), bed bugs (18), carpet beetles (5), clothes moths (6), fire blight (2), fungus gnats (2), gophers (6), hives (1), honey bee swarms (2), leaffooted (4), management (41), peach leaf curl (7), Pest Notes (87), rats (13), scale (2), soil solarization (1), spider mites (2), squirrels (1), thrips (5), UC IPM (257), widow spiders (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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