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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
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Red Imported Fire Ant

Red imported fire ant. (Credit: Bugwood.org)

The red imported fire ant, or RIFA for short, is no ordinary red ant. This invasive pest lives up...

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: bite (1), CDFA (1), invasive species (1), nurseries (1), pest (1), red imported fire ant (2), RIFA (1), southern California (1), sting (1), UC IPM (2), venom (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden
 
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