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Invasive Spotlight: Wrapping Up California Invasive Species Action Week

Huanglongbing, the disease carried by the Asian citrus psyllid, causes asymmetrical yellow mottling of leaves and odd shape and greening of fruit. (Credit: Dr. Susan E. Halbert)

This week, we put the spotlight on invasive species and how these non-native plants, animals, and...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Top 10 Ways YOU Can Help Stop the Spread of Invasive Species

Invasive species.

It's National Invasive Species Week (February 27-March 3), which may prompt the question,...

Posted on Sunday, February 26, 2017 at 5:29 PM

Phytophthora tentaculata: A New Exotic and Invasive Disease

Fig. 1 (a) Dying and dead Diplacus aurantiacus (orange bush monkeyflower) with advanced above ground symptoms, typical of Phytophthora disease. The infected plant has chlorotic (yellowing and browning) foliage. [L. Sims]

[From the December 2016 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] A new plant pathogen in the genus...

Posted on Monday, December 19, 2016 at 7:10 AM
Tags: disease (2), exotic (6), fusarium (1), invasive (3), phytophthora (1), sudden oak death (1), tentaculata (1)

Invasive Species Awareness Week: Feb 21-27 2016

Big periwinkle, vinca major. [J. M. DiTomaso]

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

Posted on Monday, February 22, 2016 at 2:28 PM
Tags: awareness (1), exotic (6), invasive species week (2), pests (1), UCIPM (1)

California Invasive Species Action Week, June 6-14

The Asian Citrus Psyllid is an invasive pest that can transmit a bacterium that kills citrus trees.

Did you know that this week (June 6 - June 14) is California Invasive Species Action week? The goal...

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2015 at 11:36 AM
Tags: california (3), exotic (6), invasive (3), species (3)

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