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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 (10), carpet beetles (5), control (54), fungus gnats (2), ground squirrels (1), management (42), mealybugs (5), opossum (2), peach leaf curl (7), pest management (68), pest notes (95), scales (5), thrips (5), UC IPM (280), whiteflies (6)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Marsupials in your Backyard

Adult female opossum, with young on her back. (Alden M. Johnson, California Academy of Sciences)

Opossums are the only marsupial native to North America and are quite interesting animals. Female...

Posted on Monday, November 20, 2017 at 10:19 AM
Tags: Chagas disease (2), control (54), fleas (2), marsupial (1), opossum (2), pest (105), toxoplasmosis (1), UC IPM (280)

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