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Pests in the Urban Landscape

Asian Citrus Psyllid is Spreading in California

Figure 1. Asian citrus psyllid adult, and white wax tubules from yellowish nymphs.

[From the December 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] In August 2012, we wrote about the...

Posted on Monday, January 26, 2015 at 3:44 PM

Victorian Box Decline

Figure 1. This healthy Victorian box (Pittosporum undulatum) tree exhibits a dense canopy, glossy green foliage, and fragrant white flowers, making it an attractive landscape subject. [Photo by D. Hodel]

[From the December 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Victorian box (Pittosporum undulatum)...

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:39 AM
Tags: box (1), decline (1), Hodel (4), landscape (42), Pittenger (2), pittosporum undulatum (1)

Exciting job opportunity: Urban IPM Educator

Lady beetle feeding on an aphid

The UC Statewide IPM Program is hiring an Urban IPM Educator to assist with extending pest...

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015 at 1:21 PM
Tags: Davis (3), employment (1), IPM (62), jobs (3), pest (91)

New UC IPM Database of Herbicide Symptoms

Repository home page. Users can search by by mode of action, herbicide chemistry, herbicide, plant, or damage symptoms.

Identifying nontarget crop and ornamental plant damage from herbicides has become much easier, with...

Repository home page. Users can search by by mode of action, herbicide chemistry, herbicide, plant, or damage symptoms.
Repository home page. Users can search by by mode of action, herbicide chemistry, herbicide, plant, or damage symptoms.

Repository home page. Users can search by by mode of action, herbicide chemistry, herbicide, plant, or damage symptoms.

Posted on Wednesday, January 14, 2015 at 10:56 AM
Tags: Al-Khatib (1), damage (16), herbicide (8), IPM (62), symptoms (2)

Thousand Cankers Disease of Walnuts

Figure 1. Walnut twig beetles are tiny, about 1.5 mm in length.

[From the December 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] For at least a decade, thousand...

Posted on Monday, January 12, 2015 at 4:20 PM
Tags: IPM (62), Pest Notes (78), TCD (1), thousand cankers (2), twig beetle (1), walnut (1)

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