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Posts Tagged: DiTomaso

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 (44), invasive species action week (5), Kyser (3), landscape (50), management (42), Oneto (3), pest management (69), Pest Notes (95), plants (13), UC IPM (281), weed science (5), weeds (29)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Removing Poison Oak

Poison-oak growing on a tree as a climbing vine. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Before hiking, backpacking, or camping, people are warned to avoid poison oak. But what should you...

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: allergic (1), control (54), DiTomaso (5), Green Bulletin (5), poison oak (5), removal (1), skin rash (1), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

New Invasive Plant Resources

Dyer's woad. (S. Orloff)

Invasive plants—plants that can disperse, establish, and spread without human assistance or...

Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)
Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)

Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Tags: DiTomaso (5), invasive plants (2), Kyser (3), nursery (9), Orloff (1), ornamentals (4), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (281), Wilen (12)

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 (5), invasives (4), Kyser (3), pest (105), plants (13), shrub (2), sprout (1), tree (20), UC IPM (281), weeds (29), 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 (5), invasive (44), Pest Notes (95), plants (13), UC IPM (281), Wilen (12), yellow starthistle (2)

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