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Holiday Tree Pests

Cooley spruce gall adelgids on needles of Douglas fir. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

If you're planning to get a holiday tree for your home, you may find unexpected guests have...

Posted on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: diseases (11), holiday (4), home (9), insects (18), landscape (50), pest (105), pine (3), tree (20), trees (14), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), Dandelion (3), holiday (4), mosquito (17), pest (105), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), poison oak (5), raccoons (4), UC IPM (280), vertebrate (3), video (12), weeds (29), yellow starthistle (2), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (54), holiday (4), ipm (63), landscape (50), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), pest (105), Pest Notes (95), plants (13), trees (14), UC IPM (280), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mistletoe

Mature broadleaf mistletoe plant. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe hung in doorways is a traditional holiday decoration, but when it's growing on trees in...

Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)
Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:57 PM
Tags: broadleaf (1), dwarf (1), holiday (4), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), trees (14), UC IPM (280)

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