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Citrus Leafminer

Figure 1. Winding tunnels on a citrus leaf caused by feeding of a citrus leafminer larva. <br>(Credit: E. Grafton-Cardwell, UCCE)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Celebrate Earth Day with Insectary Plants

Photo Nectar and pollen-producing plants in full bloom. (Credit: Kathy Keatley-Garvey)

This Earth Day, Sunday April 22, help natural enemies by growing insectary plants. Natural...

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home!

A lady beetle positions itself on a tropical milkweed leaf, poised for flight. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug!  Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fireAnd your children are gone. How many...

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:43 PM
Tags: beetle (10), IPM (58), lady bug (1), natural enemies (9), statewide (2)

Pollinator Week is June 19-25

Garden plants providing nectar and pollen for natural enemies and pollinators. (Photo: Ellen Zagory)

Ten years ago the U.S. Senate voted unanimously and created National Pollinator Week. This week...

Posted on Thursday, June 22, 2017 at 6:22 AM
Tags: insectary (2), IPM (58), natural enemies (9), pesticides (27), pollinators (3), UC IPM (210)

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