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Posts Tagged: grubs

What's That Beetle in My Roses?

Adult hoplia beetle and feeding damage. [J.K.Clark]

If you grow roses, you might be noticing damage on the flowers caused by hoplia beetles (Hoplia...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Tags: beetle (2), bug (1), chafer (3), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (2), management (1), nonchemical (1), pests (4), petal (1), rose (1), roses (1), UC IPM (2)

Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle [D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org]

Have you seen big green beetles in your California yard or garden? Or beetles feeding on your roses...

Posted on Friday, August 26, 2016 at 2:58 PM
Tags: beetle (2), CDFA (1), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (2), June (1), lawn (1), pests (4), UCIPM (2)

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (1), controlling (1), damage (1), grass (1), grubs (5), insects (2), lawns (2), monitoring (1), Pest Notes (2), pests (4), turfgrass (1), UCIPM (2)

Preventing Lawn Insects

Masked chafer larvae (white grubs)

[From the July 2015 issue of the UC IPM Retail IPM Newsletter] Insect pests, though actually quite...

Posted on Wednesday, August 5, 2015 at 3:00 PM
Tags: chafer (3), grubs (5), insects (2), lawns (2), pests (4), summer (1), Sutherland (1), UC IPM (2)

Insects in Lawns

Black cutworm larva in turfgrass.

Contrary to popular belief, insects are not a common cause of residential lawn damage in...

Posted on Tuesday, October 28, 2014 at 1:35 PM
Tags: grubs (5), lawn insects (1), Pest Notes (2)
 
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