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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 (39), invasive species action week (5), Kyser (3), landscape (43), management (39), Oneto (2), pest management (47), Pest Notes (80), plants (12), UC IPM (246), weed science (4), weeds (27)

Invasive Spotlight: Eastern gray squirrels and Eastern fox squirrels

Eastern gray squirrel. (Credit: JP Clark)

While some may find them cute, both the Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and the...

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Are Your Roses Diseased?

Rose leaves infected by rose rust. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Roses in the garden can be infected with a variety of bacteria, fungi, and viruses, leading to...

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 3:04 PM
Tags: control (53), disease (40), garden (36), Golino (1), IPM (62), irrigation (3), Karlik (3), landscape (43), management (39), mildew (2), pest (94), Pest Notes (80), pruning (6), roses (4), Rwahnih (1), UC IPM (246)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Plantain weeds Pest Notes updated

Rosettes and flowers of broadleaf plantain, Plantago major.<br>(Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Plantains are common weeds in lawns, athletic fields, ornamental plantings, roadsides, and...

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Tags: control (53), IPM (62), landscape (43), management (39), mulch (5), pest (94), pest management (47), Pest Notes (80), plantains (1), Reiter (1), turf (6), UC IPM (246), weed science (4), weeds (27)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Armillaria Root Rot in Landscape Trees

Armillaria mushrooms grow in clusters, have a ring around their stem, and are tan to honey colored. (Credit: J Turney)

What is Armillaria Root Rot? Armillaria root rot is a severe fungal disease that affects trees,...

Posted on Thursday, February 20, 2020 at 4:08 PM
Tags: Armillaria (2), control (53), disease (40), Downer (3), fungi (7), IPM (62), Lacan (3), landscape (43), management (39), pest (94), Pest Notes (80), tree (19), tree care (3), UC IPM (246)

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