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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 (50), disease (38), garden (32), Golino (1), IPM (62), irrigation (3), Karlik (3), landscape (38), management (37), mildew (2), pest (87), Pest Notes (75), pruning (6), roses (4), Rwahnih (1), UC IPM (224)
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 (50), IPM (62), landscape (38), management (37), mulch (5), pest (87), pest management (34), Pest Notes (75), plantains (1), Reiter (1), turf (6), UC IPM (224), weed science (3), weeds (25)
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 (50), disease (38), Downer (2), fungi (6), IPM (62), Lacan (3), landscape (38), management (37), pest (87), Pest Notes (75), tree (18), tree care (3), UC IPM (224)

Rats and Mice: How to Manage Using Snap Traps

Roof rat on a kitchen sink. (Credit: N Quinn)

Trapping is the safest and most effective method for controlling rats and mice in and around homes,...

Posted on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: house mouse (3), management (37), mice (8), Niamh Quinn (4), pest management (34), Quinn (12), rats (11), rodent (6), rodents (7), trapping (4), traps (7), UC IPM (224)

Top Ten Pest Notes of 2019

Foliage damaged by leaf curl. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

At some point, all of us encounter a pest in our home, garden, or landscape. But you're not alone!...

Posted on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: aphids (9), carpet beetles (3), control (50), fungus gnats (2), ground squirrels (1), management (37), mealybugs (4), opossum (2), peach leaf curl (6), pest management (34), pest notes (75), scales (3), thrips (4), UC IPM (224), whiteflies (5)

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