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Finding Soot Afoot? It Could be Sooty Mold

Pomegranate leaves and fruit covered in sooty mold (Credit: D Carroll)

Sooty mold is a black fungal growth that looks like a layer of soot covering the leaves of a...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Tags: disease (43), fungi (8), garden (38), integrated pest management (14), landscape (46), Messenger-Sikes (2), Pest Notes (90), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (263), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Centipedes and Millipedes

A centipede (above) and millipede side by side. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Centipedes and millipedes are most often seen in yards and gardens, sometimes finding their way...

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Tags: arthropod (1), centipede (2), millipede (2), pest management (57), Pest Notes (90), UC IPM (263), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What to Wear When Using Pesticides

Figure 1. Safety glasses showing evidence of compliance with the designated “Z87” marked. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

When using any kind of pesticide, including herbicides, it's important to read the pesticide label...

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 8:15 AM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

UC IPM Resources for Landscape Professionals

Home landscape with woody mulch (Credit: Belinda Messenger Sikes)

[Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Green Bulletin] What is UC IPM? UC IPM is a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Tags: integrated pest management (14), landscape (46), pesticide (23), PMP (3), professional (2), training (14), UCIPM (72), weed (11), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Reading Pesticide Labels

Always read the label before purchasing to ensure you choose the correct product for your needs. (Credit: E Lander)

You've probably heard it's important to read the label on a pesticide bottle, but you might not...

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Tags: label (6), pesticides (30), retail (11), retail newsletter (6), retail nursery (8), safe (2), UC IPM (263), use (1), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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