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Report Unsolicited Seeds to APHIS

Unlabeled seeds from unsolicited packages.

Have you had unexpected seeds show up in the mail? Unknown seeds could be invasive plants, contain...

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 5:26 PM
Tags: invasive (42), pest management (54), plants (13), press release (2), regulations (5), seed (2), USDA (2)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Brooms

French broom, <i>Genista monspessulana</i>, invading a hillside near Bodega Bay, California. (Credit: B Rice)

Brooms are shrubs which were originally planted in California as ornamentals and for erosion...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: brooms (2), DiTomaso (5), invasive (42), invasive species action week (5), Kyser (3), landscape (44), management (41), Oneto (3), pest management (54), Pest Notes (87), plants (13), UC IPM (257), weed science (4), weeds (28)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Species Action Week 2020

Asian citrus psyllid nymphs feeding on citrus can vector a serious plant pathogen that causes disease and tree death within 5 years.<br>(Credit: ME Rogers)

For a 7th year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will celebrate California Invasive...

Posted on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Tags: ACP (31), animals (2), Asian citrus psyllid (31), California (31), diseases (9), environmental (2), HLB (27), hunaglongbing (1), invasive (42), invasive species action week (5), pathogens (6), pest management (54), pests (62), plants (13), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (54), holiday (3), ipm (62), landscape (44), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), pest (98), Pest Notes (87), plants (13), trees (13), UC IPM (257), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (54), herbicide (9), IPM (62), landscape (44), manage (2), management (41), nonchemical (2), pest (98), plants (13), UC IPM (257), weeds (28), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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