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Insect and Mite Pests on Roses

Rose aphids infesting rose buds. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Roses are popular ornamental plants grown in home gardens, parks, and other landscapes. Just like...

Posted on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 8:49 AM
Tags: beneficial (11), controo (1), Flint (4), insect (7), IPM (58), Karlik (2), landscape (33), management (30), mite (1), ornamental (2), pest notes (67), pests (57), roses (3), UC IPM (207)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Wood Decay Fungi in Landscape Trees

A conk, the fruiting body of the fungus <i>Phellinus ignarius</i> on black walnut. (Credit: AJ Downer, UCCE Ventura County)

Landscape trees provide welcome shade, fruit, homes for wildlife, and even a place for kids to...

Posted on Friday, August 23, 2019 at 9:56 AM
Tags: control (41), decay (1), disease (34), Downer (1), fungi (5), IPM (58), landscape (33), management (30), Pest Notes (67), pests (57), tree care (2), UC IPM (207)

Rose Care and Weed Control

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Many gardeners and landscapers enjoy growing and caring for roses. Through careful selection of...

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Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 10:59 PM
Tags: care (2), control (41), cultivar (1), cultural (1), garden (30), herbicides (3), Karlik (2), landscape (33), Pest Notes (67), pests (57), roses (3), UC IPM (207), weeds (22)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Keep Your Palm Trees Disease-free

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Palm trees are commonly seen in California, making some think about the tree-lined streets of...

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Posted on Thursday, August 15, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: control (41), disease (34), Hodel (4), IPM (58), kill (1), landscape (33), management (30), palm (2), Pest Notes (67), pests (57), tree (17), UC IPM (207), wilt (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Got Gophers?

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Gophers are well-known and certainly unwelcome pests in landscapes, gardens, lawns, and athletic...

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]
Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Adult pocket gopher peeking out of a burrow entrance. [Credit: T. Chalmers]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Characteristic crescent-shaped mound and plugged burrow opening of a pocket gopher. [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, August 14, 2019 at 8:58 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), damage (14), eating (1), garden (30), gophers (5), landscape (33), lawn (7), mound (2), Pest Notes (67), pests (57), pocket gophers (1), rodent (5), turf (5), UC IPM (207), vegetables (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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