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Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures with Microwave Technology

Figure 1: Western drywood termite (<i>Incisitermes minor</i>) immatures. (Credit: S. Taravati)

Western drywood termites (Incisitermes minor, Figure 1) are an important pest of structural wood in...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: control (50), damage (15), household (7), indoor pests (4), pest (87), Taravati (3), termites (9), UC IPM (224)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Pests and COVID-19

Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Like you, we at the UC Statewide IPM Program are responding to the COVID-19 situation in ways that...

Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Ants and other pests aren't deterred by human health concerns. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Thursday, March 19, 2020 at 11:45 PM
Tags: coronavirus (3), COVID-19 (3), health (3), pest (87), pesticide (20), safe (2), UC IPM (224)

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)

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