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Pests in the Urban Landscape

What You Need to Know About Disinfectant Wipes

Figure 1. Many types of wipes are available for purchase. Be sure you know what type of wipes you are buying and how they can be used.

As many school students resume in-person classes, some school districts are requesting students...

Posted on Sunday, August 1, 2021 at 10:00 AM
  • Author: Dawn H. Gouge, UA Entomology
  • Author: Shaku Nair, UA Entomology
  • Author: Lynn Rose, NH Environmental Services
  • Author: Mansel Nelson, NAU, Institute for Tribal Environmental Professionals
  • Author: Janet A. Hurley, TAMU, AgriLife Extension
  • Author: Tim Stock, OSU Horticulture
  • Author: Shujuan (Lucy) Li, UA Entomology
  • Author: Virginia McGregor, Scottsdale USD
Tags: coronavirus (7), COVID-19 (7), disinfectants (7), label (8), pesticide safety (14), public health (11), sanitizers (4), UC IPM (298)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

CDFA Issues Another Stop Use Notice on 'Organic' Herbicide




Posted on Friday, July 30, 2021 at 11:00 PM
Tags: CDFA (13), grower (1), herbicide (11), illegal (3), notice (1), organic (3), stop use (1), UC IPM (298), weeds (31)

Abiotic Problems of Tomato

Horn/nose development on tomato fruit (Credit: N Volesky)

  Originally published in the Summer 2021 issue of Utah Pest News.  Many...

Posted on Sunday, July 11, 2021 at 9:00 AM
  • Author: Nick Volesky, Utah State University Vegetable IPM Associate
  • Posted by: Elaine Lander
Tags: abiotic (7), environmental disorders (5), garden (44), newsletter (2), pest (108), pest management (85), tomato (5), UC IPM (298), Volesky (1), webinar (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Poison Oak: Leaves of Three, Let Them Be

Poison oak showing 3 leaflets.<br>(Credit: J DiTomaso)

Poison oak is a common native plant in California, growing everywhere from oak woodlands to urban...

Posted on Thursday, July 8, 2021 at 7:00 AM
Tags: control (57), DiTomaso (6), Oneto (4), pest (108), pest management (85), Pest Notes (102), poison oak (6), UC IPM (298), weed (13)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

New WeedCUT online tool to manage invasive weeds in wildlands without herbicides


California has abundant wildlands — forests, rangeland, open areas, wildlife refuges and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 6, 2021 at 2:58 PM
Tags: CalIPC (1), invasive (46), martin (2), nonchemical (3), resources (5), weed prevention (4), weed science (6), weeds (31)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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