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Posts Tagged: turfgrass

Lawn Problems: Diseases Are Not Always To Blame

Figure 1. A healthy backyard lawn. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Your customers want their lawns to be beautiful and functional (Figure 1) but dead patches or other...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: abiotic (6), damage (17), disease (41), irrigation (4), lawn (9), lawns (6), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (15), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (16), lawn (9), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (84), turfgrass (4), UC IPM (249)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

‘Mosquito Hawks’ in Your House?

Adult crane fly.

You may be seeing long-legged, flying insects in your house lately, bouncing around the walls,...

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 9:25 PM
Tags: aerate (2), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (16), lawn (9), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (84), thatch (2), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UC IPM (249)

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (2), controlling (1), damage (17), grass (3), grubs (5), insects (16), lawns (6), monitoring (5), Pest Notes (84), pests (61), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
 
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