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Posts Tagged: Pest Notes

Redhumped Caterpillar Publication Revised

Two redhumped caterpillar larvae on a plum branch. (Photo: Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

The redhumped caterpillar is a familiar pest on fruit and nut trees such as plum, almond, cherry,...

Posted on Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at 6:08 PM
Tags: defoliate (1), Dreistadt (1), pest (3), Pest Notes (44), redhumped caterpillar (1), Symmes (1), tree (2), UC IPM (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (1), invasive (2), Pest Notes (44), plants (1), UC IPM (9), Wilen (1), yellow starthistle (1)

More Asian citrus psyllids found in Tulare County

Asian citrus psyllid adult

There have been 17 Asian citrus psyllid finds in various parts of Tulare County recently, bringing...

Posted on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 2:51 PM
Tags: ACP (1), ants (2), citrus (1), HLB (1), Pest Notes (44), Tulare (1)

‘Mosquito Hawks’ in Your House?

Adult crane fly.

You may be seeing long-legged, flying insects in your house lately, bouncing around the walls,...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM
Tags: aerate (1), crane flies (1), eater (1), hawk (1), insects (2), lawn (1), mosquito (1), Pest Notes (44), thatch (1), turf (2), turfgrass (2), UC IPM (9)

Lawn Weeds? See the Newly Revised Pest Note!

Catchweed bedstraw. [J. DiTomaso]

Weeds can be found in just about every lawn. Weeds are not only unattractive to some people, but...

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 at 11:01 AM
Tags: control (2), lawns (2), LeStrange (1), management (2), Pest Notes (44), Reynolds (1), turf (2), UCIPM (4), weeds (1)

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