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Finding Soot Afoot? It Could be Sooty Mold

Pomegranate leaves and fruit covered in sooty mold (Credit: D Carroll)

Sooty mold is a black fungal growth that looks like a layer of soot covering the leaves of a...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Tags: disease (43), fungi (8), garden (40), integrated pest management (15), landscape (48), Messenger-Sikes (2), Pest Notes (92), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (268), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

The White Garden Snail: A Serious Threat to Landscape Ornamentals?

Figure 1. The adult white garden snail has a medium-sized shell about the size of a nickel or dime. (Credit: DR Hodel)

  The white garden snail (Theba pisana), sometimes known as the Italian white snail, can...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Rats in the Garden

Rat damage on tomato. (Credit: B Messenger-Sikes)

If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, you may not be the only vertebrate going for your hard...

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3:18 PM
Tags: garden (40), management (42), pest management (62), Pest Notes (92), rats (14), rodent (9), tomato (4), trapping (5), traps (8)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew damage on tomato leaves. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: checklist (6), control (54), disease (43), fruit (8), garden (40), landscape (48), ornamentals (4), pest management (62), powdery mildew (3), tips (6), UC IPM (268), vegetables (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Fertilizing

Zinc deficiency on the foliage of citrus. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Wednesday, April 22, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: checklist (6), fertilizer (3), fertilizing (2), fruit (8), garden (40), landscape (48), pest management (62), prevention (13), tips (6), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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