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Posts Tagged: pests

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire...

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (4), Flint (1), garden (6), landscape (7), Pest Notes (4), pests (44), plants (2), slugs (3), snails (3), UC IPM (22), vegetables (1), Wilen (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Still Seeing Aphids on Your Plants?

Rose aphids infesting a blossom. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Are you surprised to see aphids on some of your plants this time of year? With the current mild...

Posted on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 at 9:10 AM
Tags: aphids (2), management (4), pests (44), UC IPM (22), winter (3)

Pine Tree Pests

Round swellings on pine terminals infected by western gall rust. (Arthur H. McCain)

This time of year, deciduous trees go dormant, and evergreen trees such as pine are more visible in...

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:29 PM
Tags: diseases (2), drought (1), environmental disorders (1), insects (7), mortality (1), pests (44), pine (1), tree (1), UC IPM (22)

Raccoons

Juvenile racoon. (L. Fitzhugh)

Raccoons may look adorable at times, but when this nocturnal animal appears in your yard at...

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:52 AM
Tags: damage (4), disease (2), parasites (1), pests (44), raccoons (1), UC IPM (22)

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