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Calibrating Spray Application Equipment

Figure 1. Backpack sprayer pesticide calibration. (Credit: G. Del Rosario, Corteva)

Applying the wrong amount of pesticide can result in poor control if not enough is used; too much...

Posted on Friday, August 2, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Tags: calibration (1), pesticides (26), professionals (6), UC IPM (202), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

How to Prevent Weeds in Landscapes

Mixed planting of woody and herbaceous perennials. (Credit: Petr Kosina, UCIPM)

[Originally published as "Managing Weeds in Landscapes" published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (29), IPM (57), landscape (31), pest (74), pest management (21), Pest Notes (64), UC IPM (202), weeds (21), Wilen (12)

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (40), herbicide (7), IPM (57), landscape (31), manage (2), management (30), nonchemical (2), pest (74), plants (9), UC IPM (202), weeds (21), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Stinknet, an Emerging Invasive Weed

Stinknet plant. (Credit: Ron Vanderhoff)

I recently attended a Santa Ana River Orange County Weed Management Area (SAROCWMA) meeting and...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: California (27), impact (1), invasive (29), noxious (1), pineapple weed (1), plant council (1), stinknet (1), UC IPM (202), weed (11), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (13), Flint (4), garden (29), landscape (31), Pest Notes (64), pests (57), plants (9), slugs (4), snails (4), UC IPM (202), vegetables (3), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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