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Are Your Roses Diseased?

Rose leaves infected by rose rust. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Roses in the garden can be infected with a variety of bacteria, fungi, and viruses, leading to...

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 3:04 PM
Tags: control (54), disease (42), garden (37), Golino (1), IPM (62), irrigation (4), Karlik (3), landscape (44), management (41), mildew (2), pest (98), Pest Notes (87), pruning (6), roses (4), Rwahnih (1), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter is Coming- IPM Tips for Yard and Garden

Oleander leaves with damage to leaves by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler as winter approaches. Sweater weather also means a...

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: abiotic (6), control (54), disease (42), garden (37), irrigation (4), landscape (44), management (41), mulch (5), pest (98), pest management (54), pruning (6), sanitation (5), seasonal (3), UC IPM (257), weeds (28), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Pruning Trees in Winter

Pruning a tree. (Photo: Pixabay)

Winter is an ideal time to prune deciduous fruit and shade trees, since the trees are dormant and...

Posted on Wednesday, January 3, 2018 at 4:41 PM
Tags: apricot (4), cherry (6), disease (42), dormant (1), environmental disorders (2), fruit (8), pest (98), prune (4), pruning (6), tree (19), trees (13), UC IPM (257), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Avoid Pruning Apricots and Cherries in Cool Season

Figure 1. Oozing produced by fungal infection of a cherry branch pruned during a previous cool season.

Most people think about pruning fruit trees during the winter since the branch structure is most...

Figure 2. A cross-cut into the infected branch reveals a large fungal canker in the wood; the infection continues into the trunk.
Figure 2. A cross-cut into the infected branch reveals a large fungal canker in the wood; the infection continues into the trunk.

Figure 2. A cross-cut into the infected branch reveals a large fungal canker in the wood; the infection continues into the trunk. (C. Ingels, UCCE Sacramento)

Posted on Monday, December 1, 2014 at 8:00 AM
  • Author: Chuck Ingels, UCCE Sacramento
Tags: apricot (4), canker (3), cherry (6), pruning (6)

The Good Side of Pruning

Fig. 2. Anthracnose on sycamore twigs.

In the December 2013 issue of the Green Bulletin, we looked at “Pruning and Tree Physiology:...

Posted on Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 10:46 AM
Tags: disease (42), pruning (6), tree care (3)

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