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Got Gophers?

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Gophers are well-known and certainly unwelcome pests in landscapes, gardens, lawns, and athletic...

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]
Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 8:58 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), damage (14), eating (1), garden (30), gophers (5), landscape (33), lawn (7), mound (2), Pest Notes (67), pests (57), pocket gophers (1), rodent (5), turf (5), UC IPM (207), vegetables (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

The Truth About Termites

Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Spring is here which means pest activity is on the rise. Termites are one of the top pest concerns...

Termite Awarness Week Infographic
Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:45 PM
Tags: control (41), damage (14), NPMA (1), pest (78), spring (3), termites (7), UC IPM (207)

Curling Leaves on Plants

Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.

If you are puzzled by curling leaves on plants in your garden or landscape, you may need to do some...

Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.
Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.

Plant problem diagnostic tool menu.

Posted on Monday, May 21, 2018 at 1:16 PM
Tags: abiotic (4), aphids (8), damage (14), herbicide (7), leaf curling (1), peach leaf curl (5), thrips (3), UC IPM (207), whiteflies (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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 (14), Flint (4), garden (30), landscape (33), Pest Notes (67), pests (57), plants (9), slugs (4), snails (4), UC IPM (207), vegetables (3), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Landscape Tree Damage: It's Not Always a Pest Issue

Fig 1. Limb dieback and sparse canopy of overwatered olive trees around which turf was planted. Unirrigated trees in the background are healthy. (Photo: L. R. Costello, UCCE)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Most disorders...

Posted on Wednesday, March 14, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: abiotic (4), damage (14), diseases (8), disorders (1), drought (8), Green Bulletin (4), Hartin (1), heat stress (1), landscape (33), mechanical injury (1), trees (11), UC IPM (207)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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