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Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (0), Dandelion (0), holiday (0), mosquito (0), pest (0), pest management (0), Pest Notes (0), poison oak (0), raccoons (0), UC IPM (0), vertebrate (0), video (0), weeds (0), yellow starthistle (0), yellowjackets (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Sudden Oak Death

Tanbark oaks killed by Phytophthora ramorum. (Credit: P Svihra)

    Sudden oak death is a disease of oak trees that is caused by an invasive...

Posted on Sunday, June 7, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] When you...

Don't Move Firewood!
Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: burn (0), California (0), exotic (0), firewood (0), invasive (0), oak mortality task force (0), pests (0), tree (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Removing Poison Oak

Poison-oak growing on a tree as a climbing vine. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Before hiking, backpacking, or camping, people are warned to avoid poison oak. But what should you...

Posted on Sunday, July 22, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: allergic (0), control (0), DiTomaso (0), Green Bulletin (0), poison oak (0), removal (0), skin rash (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Oak Galls

Oak apple galls on valley oak. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

What are those curious, colorful, odd-looking growths you've seen growing on oak trees? Ever wonder...

Posted on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: cynipid (0), oak gall (0), UC IPM (0), wasps (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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