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Posts Tagged: plants

Keep an Eye out for Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew on rose. (Jack Kelly Clark)

This time of year, you may notice a white, powdery looking growth on fruit, vegetable plants or...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:25 AM
Tags: disease (37), fruit (5), fungus (4), ornamental (2), plants (10), powdery mildew (2), UC IPM (219), vegetable (2)

Woody Weed Invaders Publication Revised

Algerian ivy. (Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Controlling unwanted trees, shrubs, and woody perennial grasses can be difficult in landscapes,...

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 3:31 PM
Tags: DiTomaso (4), invasives (4), Kyser (2), pest (83), plants (10), shrub (2), sprout (1), tree (18), UC IPM (219), weeds (24), woody (1)

Why are Invasive Plants a Problem?

Yellow starthistle plant. (J. M. DiTomaso)

Invasive plants frequently escape from ornamental plantings and are a serious problem in...

Posted on Monday, June 19, 2017 at 9:20 AM
Tags: Bell (1), DiTomaso (4), invasive (31), Pest Notes (73), plants (10), UC IPM (219), Wilen (12), yellow starthistle (1)

Invasive Spotlight: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing

Nymphs and white waxy tubules of Asian citrus psyllid, Diaphorina citri Kuwayama, infesting citrus and being tended by ants. [M.E. Rogers]

If you subscribe to our Pests in the Landscape blog, you'll notice that we frequently post updates...

Posted on Friday, March 3, 2017 at 5:05 PM

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

Crimson fountaingrass. [J.M. DiTomaso]

Invasive plants are weeds that infest natural ecosystems, rangelands and pasture. They can cause...

Posted on Monday, February 27, 2017 at 5:26 PM
Tags: garden center (9), invasive species week (5), landscape (36), plants (10), retail nursery (8), UC IPM (219), weed (11)

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