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Posts Tagged: invasive species

The White Garden Snail: A Serious Threat to Landscape Ornamentals?

Figure 1. The adult white garden snail has a medium-sized shell about the size of a nickel or dime. (Credit: DR Hodel)

  The white garden snail (Theba pisana), sometimes known as the Italian white snail, can...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: control (54), exotic (9), Hodel (6), invasive (42), invasive species (5), management (41), pest (100), pest management (57), retail newsletter (6), snails (5), UC IPM (263), white garden snail (1)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Figure 2. Side view of the adult spotted lanternfly.

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is a new exotic pest that was first detected in...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Brooms

French broom, <i>Genista monspessulana</i>, invading a hillside near Bodega Bay, California. (Credit: B Rice)

Brooms are shrubs which were originally planted in California as ornamentals and for erosion...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Nutria

Adult nutria with white muzzle and whiskers, and long, round tail.<br>(Credit: J Gross)

Nutria are found near rivers, streams, lakes, ponds and wetlands. Their burrowing and feeding on...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Shot Hole Borers

Adult female polyphagous shot hole borer.<br>(Credit: A Eskalen)

Small beetles are causing big problems in Southern California. Two closely related species, the...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: beetle (0), dieback (0), fusarium (0), invasive (0), invasive species week (0), ISHB (0), pest (0), polyphagous (0), PSHB (0), shot hole (0), tree (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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