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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

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
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...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (17), Flint (4), garden (38), landscape (46), Pest Notes (90), pests (62), plants (13), slugs (4), snails (5), UC IPM (263), vegetables (4), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Caring for Citrus in Fall

Infestation of brown rot on lemon. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Citrus trees need care throughout the year, including cultural practices to keep trees healthy and...

Posted on Monday, October 16, 2017 at 4:28 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (31), brown rot (2), care (2), disease. (1), huanglongbing (35), leaf miner (1), pest management (57), slugs (4), snails (5), UC IPM (263)

Top 10 Garden and Landscape Pests

Ants

Download the free booklet at the bottom of the page! 1. Ants Most people deal with ants...

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016 at 12:09 PM
 
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