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Speaking of Turkeys...

Wild turkeys foraging in an urban community. (Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

Many people this week are talking about turkeys. But not in the same way as us here at UC...

Posted on Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 10:48 AM
Tags: control (3), feed (1), pest (41), UC IPM (19), urban (3), wild turkey (1), wildlife (1)

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 (1), control (3), fleas (1), marsupial (1), opossum (1), pest (41), toxoplasmosis (1), UC IPM (19)

Creepy is in the Eye of the Beholder

Black widow spider. Jack Kelly Clark

Halloween is a time when many people enjoy having creatures come to their homes in search of...

Posted on Monday, October 30, 2017 at 9:41 AM
Tags: centipede (1), Halloween (1), Jerusalem cricket (1), millipede (1), pest (41), spider (1), UC IPM (19)

What's that Sticky Stuff on my Car?

Whitish wax and sticky honeydew from woolly hackberry aphid on hackberry tree. (Jack Kelly Clark)

It's hot outside, so like a lot of people, you try to park your car under a tree in parking lots...

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:40 AM
Tags: citricola scale (1), honeydew (1), pest (41), sooty mold (1), trees (1), UC IPM (19), woolly hackberry aphid (1)

Citrus Greening Disease Quarantine Extended

Leaf yellowing in one-quarter of citrus tree canopy due to huanglongbing. (M.E. Rogers)

Alert from CDFA Plant Health and Prevention Services The California Department of Food and...

Posted on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 3:38 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psylld (4), disease (3), greening (1), huanglongbing (10), invasive (7), pest (41), UC IPM (19)

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