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Posts Tagged: pests

Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle (Credit: D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org)

Originally posted August 26, 2016; edited July 10, 2018 Have you seen big green beetles in your...

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beetle (4), CDFA (1), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (4), hoplia (2), Japanese (2), June (1), lawn (1), pests (49), UCIPM (14)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Investigating the Pathways of Rodenticide Movement in Urban Wildlife

Urban coyote on pathway. (Credit: PxHere.com)

Rodenticides continue to come under scrutiny in California due to issues surrounding the potential...

Posted on Sunday, June 24, 2018 at 9:00 PM
Tags: bait (1), exposure (1), nontarget injury (1), pests (49), public health (1), rodent (1), rodenticide (1), UC IPM (27), Wildlife - General (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Summer-it’s a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species

If you've got a great recipe for invasive brown garden snail, the webiste Eat the Invaders wants to know! Don't bring snails and other animals into California for food. That's how the brown garden snail ended up here in the 1850's. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

During California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several...

Posted on Monday, June 18, 2018 at 9:14 AM
Tags: California (3), disease (4), firewood (3), garden (8), infestation (3), invasive species (1), pests (49), summer (3), UC IPM (27)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Vegetable Pest Book and Card Set on Sale!

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Now until June 17, you can purchase Pests of the Garden and Small Farm together with the Vegetable...

Posted on Friday, June 15, 2018 at 1:32 PM
Tags: book (1), cards (1), garden (8), identification (1), pesticide (3), pests (49), sale (1), small farm (1), UC IPM (27)

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 (4), domestic livestock (1), economic damage (1), feral (1), pathogens (3), pest notes (5), pests (49), UC IPM (27), wild pigs (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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