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Reducing the Spread of Invasive Pests in Cut Wood

Figure 1. Firewood left behind from tree care operations can harbor pests. (Credit: Karey Windbiel-Rojas)

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

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Tags: arborist (1), borer (4), disease (28), firewood (7), invasive (29), pest (63), tree (15), UCIPM (66)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What is a pesticide?

Pesticides on shelf. (Credit: Anne Schellman)

When you hear the term “pesticide,” what comes to mind? Do you understand what...

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:19 AM
Tags: antimicrobial (1), control (30), Environmental Protection Agency (2), EPA (8), less toxic (1), organic (2), pest (63), pesticide (11), registration (1), UCIPM (66)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (10), CDFA (11), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (3), June (1), lawn (6), pests (50), UCIPM (66)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

West Coast Rodent Academy Trains Pest Management Professionals

Learning to inspect for signs of rodent activity. [N. M. Quinn]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] The West Coast Rodent Academy (WCRA) is a...

West Coast Rodent Academy Workgroup [K. Willingham]
West Coast Rodent Academy Workgroup [K. Willingham]

West Coast Rodent Academy Workgroup [K. Willingham]

Posted on Tuesday, May 30, 2017 at 9:44 AM

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