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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 9:38 AM
Tags: control (40), disease (32), garden (29), heat (1), IPM (58), management (30), pest management (22), Pest Notes (65), pests (57), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (203), weeds (22)

Rat Management in School and Community Gardens

Rat. (Credit: Niamh Quinn)

It is important for food-safety reasons to manage rats in school and community gardens. Rats and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Tags: diseases (8), garden (29), management (30), Quinn (11), rats (8), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (203), wildlife (7)

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (40), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (7), management (30), Pest Notes (65), Roncoroni (2), weeds (22)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Clovers: A Sign of Good Luck?

California burclover, an annual clover. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

In mid-March, many people use clover-themed decorations in preparation for St. Patrick's Day....

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:32 PM
Tags: clovers (1), garden (29), landscapes (2), lawns (5), management (30), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (65), UC IPM (203), weeds (22)
Focus Area Tags: 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
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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