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The White Garden Snail: A Serious Threat to Landscape Ornamentals?

Figure 1. The adult white garden snail has a medium-sized shell about the size of a nickel or dime. (Credit: DR Hodel)

  The white garden snail (Theba pisana), sometimes known as the Italian white snail, can...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: control (54), exotic (9), Hodel (6), invasive (42), invasive species (5), management (41), pest (100), pest management (57), retail newsletter (6), snails (5), UC IPM (263), white garden snail (1)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Keep an Eye Out for Spotted Lanternfly

Figure 2. Side view of the adult spotted lanternfly.

The spotted lanternfly (Lycorma delicatula) is a new exotic pest that was first detected in...

Posted on Monday, August 24, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Carbaryl Becomes Restricted Material

Products containing carbaryl, like some Sevin products, won't be sold in retail nursuries and garden centers.

Starting August 1, 2020, all pesticides containing the active ingredient carbaryl will be...

Posted on Wednesday, July 29, 2020 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Retail Newsletter Summer 2019 Edition

Chemical resistant gloves for applying pesticides. (Credit: C Reynolds)

The latest issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM Newsletter is now available. In this...

Chemical resistant gloves for applying pesticides. (Credit: C Reynolds)
Chemical resistant gloves for applying pesticides. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Posted on Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 1:50 PM
Tags: herbicides (3), pest notes (90), pesticides (30), PPE (8), retail newsletter (6), training (14), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Reading Pesticide Labels

Always read the label before purchasing to ensure you choose the correct product for your needs. (Credit: E Lander)

You've probably heard it's important to read the label on a pesticide bottle, but you might not...

Posted on Monday, July 29, 2019 at 4:14 PM
Tags: label (6), pesticides (30), retail (11), retail newsletter (6), retail nursery (8), safe (2), UC IPM (263), use (1), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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