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Posts Tagged: management

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 (2), landscapes (1), lawns (2), management (17), nitrogen (1), Pest Notes (4), UC IPM (10), weeds (2)
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

Still Seeing Aphids on Your Plants?

Rose aphids infesting a blossom. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Are you surprised to see aphids on some of your plants this time of year? With the current mild...

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Tags: aphids (3), management (17), pests (4), UC IPM (10), winter (2)

Rodenticides: Use, Issues, and Nontarget Exposure

Fig. 1 Roof rat. (Photo: Niamh Quinn)

[From the Winter 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Rodenticides are essential tools in...

Posted on Tuesday, January 2, 2018 at 12:43 PM
Tags: anticoagulant (1), bait (1), house mouse (1), management (17), Quinn (2), rats (2), rodenticides (1), rodents (1), toxicants (1), UC IPM (10)

2017: A Great Year for Spider Mites

Spider mites can produce copious amounts of webbing. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Many areas in California have experienced a hot and dusty summer, perfect conditions that favor...

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 1:44 PM
Tags: damage (1), management (17), spider mites (2), stippling (1), UC IPM (10), webbing (1)

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