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Leafhoppers on plants

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

You may see leafhoppers in your garden or landscape this time of year as they hop about feeding on...

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (1), leafhoppers (1), leaves (1), management (20), plant (1), predators (1), sooty mold (1), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Rat Management in School and Community Gardens

Rat. (Credit: Niamh Quinn)

It is important for food-safety reasons to manage rats in school and community gardens. Rats and...

Posted on Tuesday, July 17, 2018 at 9:52 PM
Tags: diseases (1), garden (3), management (20), Quinn (3), rats (3), rodenticide (1), UC IPM (12), wildlife (1)

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (8), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (1), management (20), Pest Notes (5), Roncoroni (1), weeds (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Clovers: A Sign of Good Luck?

California burclover, an annual clover. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

In mid-March, many people use clover-themed decorations in preparation for St. Patrick's Day....

Posted on Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 2:32 PM
Tags: clovers (1), garden (3), landscapes (1), lawns (2), management (20), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (5), UC IPM (12), weeds (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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