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What makes a weed an invasive plant?

Invasive pampasgrass (Credit: J DiTomaso)

Weeds are usually thought of as native plants we don't want in areas such as landscapes, fields,...

Posted on Wednesday, November 18, 2020 at 6:03 PM
Tags: exotic (11), invasive (44), invasive species (7), management (42), pest (102), pest management (62), retail newsletter (8), UC IPM (268), weed (12)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Rodent Awareness Week

rodent awareness infographic

Rodent Awareness Week (October 18-24) is a campaign created by the National Pest Management...

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Tags: house mouse (0), pest (0), pest management (0), pest notes (0), rats (0), rodent (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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