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Masks and Covers in the Garden

Juvenile racoon (Credit: L Fitzhugh)

These days, most people are wearing masks when out in public for personal protection for themselves...

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 11:07 AM
Tags: beetle (12), grub (1), leafroller (2), Pest Notes (84), pests (61), raccoons (4), scales (4), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers

Adult female polyphagous shot hole borer.<br>(Credit: A Eskalen)

Small beetles are causing big problems in Southern California. Two closely related species, the...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: beetle (12), dieback (5), fusarium (5), invasive (40), invasive species week (8), ISHB (2), pest (95), polyphagous (5), PSHB (4), shot hole (3), tree (19), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Managing Invasive Shot Hole Borers in Southern California

Figure 1. Polyphagous shot hole borer. (Credit: Akif Eskalen)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from...

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Tags: beetle (12), dieback (5), Dimson (2), Fusarium (5), invasive (40), IPM (62), ISHB (2), Nobua-Behrmann (1), pest (95), polyphagous (5), PSHB (4), shot hole (3), tree (19), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle (Credit: D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org)

Originally posted August 26, 2016; edited July 10, 2018 Have you seen big green beetles in your...

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beetle (12), CDFA (11), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (3), June (1), lawn (9), pests (61), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home!

A lady beetle positions itself on a tropical milkweed leaf, poised for flight. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug!  Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fireAnd your children are gone. How many...

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:43 PM
Tags: beetle (12), IPM (62), lady bug (1), natural enemies (10), statewide (2)

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