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Insect Pests on Citrus Trees

Asian citrus psyllid adult and eggs on young citrus leaves. <br>(Credit: M. Lewis, CISR)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What Are Those Big White Bugs on Citrus Trees?

Figure 1. Mealybug colonies on citrus leaves. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark, UCIPM)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Sticky mess on plants

Feeding by aphids created this sticky honeydew on crape myrtle leaves. (Credit: Belinda Messenger-Sikes)

Are you seeing cars, sidewalks, driveways, or other plants covered in sticky stuff, especially...

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 3:06 PM
Tags: ants (17), aphids (10), Asian citrus (1), car (1), dripping (1), honeydew (8), huanglongbing (35), leafhoppers (2), mealybugs (5), psyllids (2), scale (2), sooty mold (5), sticky (2), UC IPM (268), whiteflies (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Tags: aphids (10), bark (3), bed bugs (18), carpet beetles (5), clothes moths (6), fire blight (2), fungus gnats (2), gophers (6), hives (1), honey bee swarms (2), leaffooted (4), management (42), peach leaf curl (7), Pest Notes (92), rats (14), scale (2), soil solarization (1), spider mites (2), squirrels (1), thrips (5), UC IPM (268), widow spiders (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What's that Sticky Stuff on my Car?

Whitish wax and sticky honeydew from woolly hackberry aphid on hackberry tree. (Jack Kelly Clark)

It's hot outside, so like a lot of people, you try to park your car under a tree in parking lots...

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:40 AM
 
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