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Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle water trough. (Credit: Grant Canova-Parker)

It may surprise you to learn that California is home to invasive wild pigs, also called feral hogs...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: disease (0), domestic livestock (0), economic damage (0), feral (0), pathogens (0), pest notes (0), pests (0), UC IPM (0), wild pigs (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Asian Citrus Psyllid and Huanglongbing Disease

Oranges

As part of our coverage of California Invasive Species Action Week, today we focus on a pair of...

Oranges
Oranges

Oranges

Posted on Sunday, June 3, 2018 at 11:02 PM
Tags: ACP (0), Asian citrus psyllid (0), citrus (0), disease (0), economic harm (0), HLB (0), huanglongbing (0), Invasive (0), pest (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Economic Development, Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

California Invasive Species Action Week

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Did you know that every 60 days, a new and potentially damaging invasive species enters...

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)
Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: animals (2), California (31), diseases (10), economic (1), environmental (2), globalization (1), harm (1), invasive species action week (5), pathogens (6), pests (63), plants (13), threat (1), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle trough. [Grant Canova-Parker]

Domestic pigs are a familiar farm animal, but have you heard about wild pigs? These animals are...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:06 PM
Tags: boar (0), disease (0), economic damage (0), feral (0), invasive (0), invasive species week (0), Livestock (0), pathogens (0), UC IPM (0), wild pigs (0), Wildlife (0)
 
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