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Green Fruit Beetles or Japanese Beetles?

Green fruit beetle (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

We've had many reports in the last two weeks from people asking what those big green, buzzing,...

Posted on Wednesday, August 12, 2020 at 4:32 PM
Tags: beetle (13), CDFA (12), fruit (8), grubs (6), Japanese (4), pests (62), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle (Credit: D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org)

Originally posted August 26, 2016; edited July 10, 2018 Have you seen big green beetles in your...

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beetle (13), CDFA (12), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (6), hoplia (2), Japanese (4), June (1), lawn (10), pests (62), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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...

Mature larva of hoplia beetle. [J. K. Clark]
Mature larva of hoplia beetle. [J. K. Clark]

Mature larva of hoplia beetle. [J. K. Clark]

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Tags: beetle (13), bug (6), chafer (3), grubs (6), hoplia (2), Japanese (4), management (41), nonchemical (2), pests (62), petal (1), rose (1), roses (4), UC IPM (263)

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 (2), controlling (1), damage (17), grass (3), grubs (6), insects (16), lawns (6), monitoring (5), Pest Notes (90), pests (62), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)

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 (6), insects (16), lawns (6), pests (62), summer (9), Sutherland (10), UC IPM (263)

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