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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 (2), management (15), pests (4), UC IPM (8), 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 (15), Quinn (2), rats (1), rodenticides (1), rodents (1), toxicants (1), UC IPM (8)

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 (15), spider mites (1), stippling (1), UC IPM (8), webbing (1)

Will Releasing Lady Beetles in Your Garden Control Aphids?

Convergent lady beetle eating an aphid. [J.K.Clark]

Many retail nurseries and garden centers sell lady beetles for controlling aphids in gardens and...

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Tags: aphids (2), control (7), lady beetles (1), ladybug (1), management (15), release (1), UC IPM (8)

What's That Beetle in My Roses?

Adult hoplia beetle and feeding damage. [J.K.Clark]

If you grow roses, you might be noticing damage on the flowers caused by hoplia beetles (Hoplia...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Tags: beetle (1), bug (1), chafer (1), grubs (1), hoplia (1), Japanese (1), management (15), nonchemical (1), pests (4), petal (1), rose (1), roses (1), UC IPM (8)

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