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Posts Tagged: pine

Holiday Tree Pests

Cooley spruce gall adelgids on needles of Douglas fir. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

If you're planning to get a holiday tree for your home, you may find unexpected guests have...

Posted on Sunday, December 6, 2020 at 3:00 PM
Tags: diseases (11), holiday (4), home (10), insects (18), landscape (51), pest (105), pine (3), tree (20), trees (14), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (11), drought (8), environmental disorders (4), insects (18), mortality (1), pests (65), pine (3), tree (20), UC IPM (287)

Pines, Drought and Beetles

Figure 1. Tree roots often grow near the surface when soil is compacted, or when the only water available comes from shallow irrigation.

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Although pine trees are comparatively...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:55 PM
Tags: bark (3), beetle (13), boring (1), drought (8), infestation (7), Pest Notes (98), pine (3), pitch (1), sap (1), Swain (3), tree (20), UC IPM (287)

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