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Posts Tagged: insects

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

Landscaping Tips for November

Oleander leaves killed by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

With the recent time change along with a change in temperatures, landscaping practices for pests...

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: checklist (6), cold injury (1), diseases (11), environmental disorders (3), frost (1), garden (42), insects (18), integrated pest management (15), irrigation (5), landscape (50), ornamentals (4), pest management (68), pests (64), prevention (14), prune (5), pruning (7), sanitation (6), tips (6), tree care (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Flies in Prime Time

Adult house flies mating (Credit: LL Strand)

We don't often find flies such a popular topic of conversation, but given recent events, we'd like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

How to Catch a Spider

spider salticidae I-AR-PHID-AD.004

While you are home working, learning, or relaxing, you may have noticed a few other critters...

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:16 AM
Tags: beneficial (0), beneficial insects (0), natural enemies (0), predator (0), spider (0), spiders (0), UC IPM (0), video (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Beneficial Insects Don't Rest on Labor Day

Convergent lady beetle adult.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Beneficial insects can provide a lot of support in the garden. Natural enemies, which include...

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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