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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

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

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
Tags: brooms (2), DiTomaso (5), invasive (42), invasive species action week (5), Kyser (3), landscape (46), management (41), Oneto (3), pest management (57), Pest Notes (90), plants (13), UC IPM (263), weed science (5), weeds (29)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Anthracnose Pest Note Updated

Black leaf spots caused by Chinese elm anthracnose.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Anthracnose is a group of fungal diseases that infect many trees and shrubs, causing dark lesions...

Posted on Thursday, May 14, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Tags: anthracnose (1), Crump (1), Downer (3), fungi (8), landscape (46), pest management (57), Pest Notes (90), resistant cultivar (1), Swain (3), trees (13), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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