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Posts Tagged: disease

Lawn Problems: Diseases Are Not Always To Blame

Figure 1. A healthy backyard lawn. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Your customers want their lawns to be beautiful and functional (Figure 1) but dead patches or other...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: abiotic (6), damage (17), disease (41), irrigation (4), lawn (9), lawns (6), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Sudden Oak Death

Tanbark oaks killed by Phytophthora ramorum. (Credit: P Svihra)

    Sudden oak death is a disease of oak trees that is caused by an invasive...

Posted on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew damage on tomato leaves. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: checklist (5), control (53), disease (41), fruit (7), garden (37), landscape (43), ornamentals (3), pest management (49), powdery mildew (3), tips (5), UC IPM (248), vegetables (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Are Your Roses Diseased?

Rose leaves infected by rose rust. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Roses in the garden can be infected with a variety of bacteria, fungi, and viruses, leading to...

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 3:04 PM
Tags: control (53), disease (41), garden (37), Golino (1), IPM (62), irrigation (4), Karlik (3), landscape (43), management (40), mildew (2), pest (95), Pest Notes (84), pruning (6), roses (4), Rwahnih (1), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Armillaria Root Rot in Landscape Trees

Armillaria mushrooms grow in clusters, have a ring around their stem, and are tan to honey colored. (Credit: J Turney)

What is Armillaria Root Rot? Armillaria root rot is a severe fungal disease that affects trees,...

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:08 PM
Tags: Armillaria (2), control (53), disease (41), Downer (3), fungi (7), IPM (62), Lacan (3), landscape (43), management (40), pest (95), Pest Notes (84), tree (19), tree care (3), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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