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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Caring for Citrus in Fall

Infestation of brown rot on lemon. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Citrus trees need care throughout the year, including cultural practices to keep trees healthy and...

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:28 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (22), brown rot (1), care (1), disease. (1), huanglongbing (29), leaf miner (1), pest management (1), slugs (2), snails (2), UC IPM (92)

UC IPM Hiring for Pesticide Safety Educator

Personal protection equipment. (Mike Poe)

The UC Statewide IPM Program is hiring an Pesticide Safety Educator to coordinate with UC ANR...

Posted on Wednesday, October 11, 2017 at 1:59 PM

Gnats on Houseplants

Fungus gnat adult caught in yellow sticky trap. (Jack Kelly Clark)

If you have house or office plants and have ever seen small, dark-colored insect swarming around...

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 9:55 AM
Tags: flies (3), fungus gnat (2), houseplant (1), indoor (1), potting mix (1), soil (2), UC IPM (92)

Third Backyard Citrus Tree with Huanglongbing Disease Found

Asymmetrical yellow mottling of citrus leaves and greening of fruit, symptoms of huanglongbing. (E. Grafton-Cardwell)

From the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program RIVERSIDE – A third backyard...

Posted on Tuesday, October 3, 2017 at 4:40 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psylld (12), CDFA (9), disease (18), greening. (1), huanglongbing (29), Riverside (4), UC IPM (92)

Fall Lawn Quiz

Mowing lawn using electric mulching mower. (C.A. Reynolds)

Not everyone has a lawn, but if you do, fall is the perfect time to give your lawn some...

Posted on Monday, October 2, 2017 at 10:48 AM
Tags: aerate (2), diseases (4), fall lawn care (1), fertilize (1), grasscycle (1), insects (12), thatch (2), UC IPM (92), weeds (12)

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