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Posts Tagged: integrated pest management

Fall Weed Management in Lawns and Landscapes

Bermudagrass (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to cool, now is the time to practice weed...

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:06 AM
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

Finding Soot Afoot? It Could be Sooty Mold

Pomegranate leaves and fruit covered in sooty mold (Credit: D Carroll)

Sooty mold is a black fungal growth that looks like a layer of soot covering the leaves of a...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Tags: disease (43), fungi (8), garden (38), integrated pest management (14), landscape (46), Messenger-Sikes (2), Pest Notes (90), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (263), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (10), integrated pest management (14), landscape (46), Oneto (3), Pest Notes (90), pokeweed (1), UC IPM (263), weeds (29)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (2), indoor pests (5), infestation (7), insect (12), integrated pest management (14), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (90), pesticide (23), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

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