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Posts Tagged: beetle

Green Fruit Beetles or Japanese Beetles?

Green fruit beetle (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

We've had many reports in the last two weeks from people asking what those big green, buzzing,...

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 4:32 PM
Tags: beetle (13), CDFA (12), fruit (8), grubs (6), Japanese (4), pests (62), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Masks and Covers in the Garden

Juvenile racoon (Credit: L Fitzhugh)

These days, most people are wearing masks when out in public for personal protection for themselves...

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 11:07 AM
Tags: beetle (13), grub (1), leafroller (2), Pest Notes (84), pests (62), raccoons (4), scales (4), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers

Adult female polyphagous shot hole borer.<br>(Credit: A Eskalen)

Small beetles are causing big problems in Southern California. Two closely related species, the...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: beetle (13), dieback (5), fusarium (5), invasive (40), invasive species week (8), ISHB (2), pest (95), polyphagous (5), PSHB (4), shot hole (3), tree (19), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Managing Invasive Shot Hole Borers in Southern California

Figure 1. Polyphagous shot hole borer. (Credit: Akif Eskalen)

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

Posted on Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 10:00 AM
Tags: beetle (13), dieback (5), Dimson (2), Fusarium (5), invasive (40), IPM (62), ISHB (2), Nobua-Behrmann (1), pest (95), polyphagous (5), PSHB (4), shot hole (3), tree (19), UC IPM (250)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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 (13), CDFA (12), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (6), hoplia (2), Japanese (4), June (1), lawn (9), pests (62), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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