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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
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Bristly Oxtongue Lives Up to its Name

Mature plant of bristly oxtongue. (Credit: Larry L. Strand)

This summer, you may have noticed what looks like a large dandelion plant covered in blisters...

Posted on Sunday, August 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: annual (2), biennial (1), bristly oxtongue (1), control (29), identify (1), UC IPM (22), UC IPM (22), weed (5), weed gallery (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Removing Poison Oak

Poison-oak growing on a tree as a climbing vine. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Before hiking, backpacking, or camping, people are warned to avoid poison oak. But what should you...

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: allergic (1), control (29), DiTomaso (1), Green Bulletin (1), poison oak (1), removal (1), skin rash (1), UC IPM (22)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Summer Spider Sightings

Adult flower or crab spider. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

When you see spiders in your garden, you may wonder if they can hurt you or your pets. The good...

Posted on Sunday, July 8, 2018 at 9:27 PM
Tags: black widow (1), control (29), crab (1), garden (5), harmless (1), jumping (1), lynx (1), orb (1), pest (6), poisonous (1), spider (1), UC IPM (22), weaver (1), webs (1), wolf (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (29), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (1), management (8), Pest Notes (4), Roncoroni (2), weeds (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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