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Invasive Species Action Week 2020

Asian citrus psyllid nymphs feeding on citrus can vector a serious plant pathogen that causes disease and tree death within 5 years.<br>(Credit: ME Rogers)

For a 7th year, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife will celebrate California Invasive...

Posted on Friday, June 5, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Tags: ACP (31), animals (2), Asian citrus psyllid (31), California (31), diseases (9), environmental (2), HLB (27), hunaglongbing (1), invasive (42), invasive species action week (5), pathogens (6), pest management (57), pests (62), plants (13), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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

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 (9), economic (1), environmental (2), globalization (1), harm (1), invasive species action week (5), pathogens (6), pests (62), plants (13), threat (1), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Amazon Fined for Selling Illegal Pesticides

A retail shelf showing various pesticide containers. (Photo: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

Online marketplace Amazon.com was recently fined $1.2 million by the United States Environmental...

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:55 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Pruning Trees in Winter

Pruning a tree. (Photo: Pixabay)

Winter is an ideal time to prune deciduous fruit and shade trees, since the trees are dormant and...

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Tags: apricot (0), cherry (0), disease (0), dormant (0), environmental disorders (0), fruit (0), pest (0), prune (0), pruning (0), tree (0), trees (0), UC IPM (0), winter (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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