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Posts Tagged: plant

Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (0), holiday (0), ipm (0), landscape (0), mistletoe (0), parasitic plant (0), pest (0), Pest Notes (0), plants (0), trees (0), UC IPM (0), winter (0)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Leafhoppers on plants

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

You may see leafhoppers in your garden or landscape this time of year as they hop about feeding on...

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (7), leafhoppers (2), leaves (1), management (40), plant (2), predators (2), sooty mold (4), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stinknet, an Emerging Invasive Weed

Stinknet plant. (Credit: Ron Vanderhoff)

I recently attended a Santa Ana River Orange County Weed Management Area (SAROCWMA) meeting and...

Posted on Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: California (0), impact (0), invasive (0), noxious (0), pineapple weed (0), plant council (0), stinknet (0), UC IPM (0), weed (0), Wilen (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Wrapping Up California Invasive Species Action Week

Huanglongbing, the disease carried by the Asian citrus psyllid, causes asymmetrical yellow mottling of leaves and odd shape and greening of fruit. (Credit: Dr. Susan E. Halbert)

This week, we put the spotlight on invasive species and how these non-native plants, animals, and...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: action week (1), California (31), disease (41), exotic (7), invasive (40), Japanese dodder (1), plant (2), red imported fire ant (2), shot hole borer (1), species (3), species (3), UC IPM (248), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Japanese Dodder

Spaghettilike stems of Japanese dodder growing on a tree. (Credit: Vince Guise)

When people think of parasites, often what comes to mind are blood-sucking insects like bed bugs,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: California (0), dodder (0), invasive (0), Japanese (0), mistletoe (0), parasitic plant (0), pest management (0), Pest Notes (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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