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California Invasive Species Action Week

Giant reed invading a waterway. (Credit: Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Did you know that every 60 days, a new and potentially damaging invasive species enters...

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: animals (1), California (1), diseases (1), economic (1), environmental (1), globalization (1), harm (1), invasive species action week (1), pathogens (1), pests (3), plants (8), threat (1), UC IPM (6)
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 (1), Flint (1), garden (1), landscape (2), Pest Notes (2), pests (3), plants (8), slugs (1), snails (1), UC IPM (6), vegetables (1), Wilen (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Celebrate Earth Day with Insectary Plants

Photo Nectar and pollen-producing plants in full bloom. (Credit: Kathy Keatley-Garvey)

This Earth Day, Sunday April 22, help natural enemies by growing insectary plants. Natural...

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Keep an Eye out for Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew on rose. (Jack Kelly Clark)

This time of year, you may notice a white, powdery looking growth on fruit, vegetable plants or...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:25 AM
Tags: disease (1), fruit (1), fungus (1), ornamental (1), plants (8), powdery mildew (1), UC IPM (6), vegetable (1)

Woody Weed Invaders Publication Revised

Algerian ivy. (Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Controlling unwanted trees, shrubs, and woody perennial grasses can be difficult in landscapes,...

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 3:31 PM
Tags: DiTomaso (2), invasives (1), Kyser (1), pest (1), plants (8), shrub (1), sprout (1), tree (1), UC IPM (6), weeds (1), woody (1)

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