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Posts Tagged: herbicide

Pokeweed: A Growing Weed Problem

Pokeweed seedlings (Credit: C Elmore)

American pokeweed is a large weedy shrub also known as pokeberry, American nightshade, poke salad,...

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Tags: herbicide (9), integrated pest management (11), landscape (44), Oneto (3), Pest Notes (87), pokeweed (1), UC IPM (257), weeds (28)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Applying Glyphosate? Know How to Choose the Right PPE

Figure 1. Few glyphosate product labels require that applicators wear

Public concern regarding the risk of illness from long-term exposure to glyphosate is on the rise....

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:45 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What to Wear When Using Pesticides

Figure 1. Safety glasses showing evidence of compliance with the designated “Z87” marked. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

When using any kind of pesticide, including herbicides, it's important to read the pesticide label...

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 8:15 AM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Addressing the Science Surrounding Glyphosate

Applying glyphosate from a hand-held sprayer to control weeds. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

UC ANR's charge is research and extension and we provide guidance about how to manage weeds using...

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:45 PM
Tags: exposure (4), glyphosate (4), herbicide (9), pesticide (23), UC ANR (2), UC IPM (257), weed science (4), Weeds (28)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What Do These Pesticide Terms Mean?

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

[Originally published as “Pesticide Briefs: What Do These Terms Mean?” in the Fall 2018...

Posted on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 4:08 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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