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Posts Tagged: pests

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (37), disease (30), garden (27), heat (1), IPM (54), management (27), pest management (20), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (191), weeds (19)

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (28), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (54), management (27), pest (74), pest management (20), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), traps (6), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (191), yellowjackets (4)

Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] When you...

Don't Move Firewood!
Don't Move Firewood!

Don't Move Firewood!

Posted on Thursday, August 23, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: burn (1), California (27), exotic (7), firewood (7), invasive (29), oak mortality task force (1), pests (52), tree (16), UC IPM (191)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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 (10), CDFA (11), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (3), June (1), lawn (6), pests (52), UCIPM (66)
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 (4), exposure (2), nontarget injury (1), pests (52), public health (4), rodent (4), rodenticide (5), UC IPM (191), Wildlife - General (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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