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Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle water trough. (Credit: Grant Canova-Parker)

It may surprise you to learn that California is home to invasive wild pigs, also called feral hogs...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: disease (3), domestic livestock (1), economic damage (2), feral (2), pathogens (5), pest notes (1), pests (3), UC IPM (4), wild pigs (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

California Invasive Species Action Week

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Did you know that every 60 days, a new and potentially damaging invasive species enters...

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)
Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: animals (1), California (1), diseases (2), economic (1), environmental (1), globalization (1), harm (1), invasive species action week (1), pathogens (5), pests (3), plants (1), threat (1), UC IPM (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle trough. [Grant Canova-Parker]

Domestic pigs are a familiar farm animal, but have you heard about wild pigs? These animals are...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:06 PM
Tags: boar (1), disease (3), economic damage (2), feral (2), invasive (1), invasive species week (1), Livestock (1), pathogens (5), UC IPM (4), wild pigs (2), Wildlife (1)

It’s Time to Prepare Your Landscape for Winter!

Pruning out an scale insect infestation.

Now is the time to prepare your garden and landscape for winter. The simple tasks recommended below...

Posted on Tuesday, December 6, 2016 at 7:58 PM
Tags: disease (3), garden (1), gardener (1), insects (1), landscape (1), monthly (1), pathogens (5), pest (1), pests (3), prune (2), sanitation (1), tips (1), UC IPM (4), weeds (1), winter (2), winter (2)

It's Time to Prune Apricot & Cherry Trees

Cluster of ripe apricots [J.K.Clark]

Although most fruit trees are pruned during the dormant season, in areas with wet winters, apricots...

Posted on Wednesday, August 19, 2015 at 1:48 PM
Tags: apricot (1), bacterial (1), botryosphaeria (1), canker (1), cherries (1), cherry (1), diseases (2), eutypa dieback (1), fungal (1), pathogens (5), prune (2)
 
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