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UC IPM Resources for Landscape Professionals

Home landscape with woody mulch (Credit: Belinda Messenger Sikes)

[Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Green Bulletin] What is UC IPM? UC IPM is a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Tags: integrated pest management (8), landscape (31), pesticide (16), PMP (3), professional (2), training (14), UCIPM (67), weed (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Reducing the Spread of Invasive Pests in Cut Wood

Figure 1. Firewood left behind from tree care operations can harbor pests. (Credit: Karey Windbiel-Rojas)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from...

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Tags: arborist (1), borer (4), disease (32), firewood (7), invasive (29), pest (74), tree (17), UCIPM (67)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What is a pesticide?

Pesticides on shelf. (Credit: Anne Schellman)

When you hear the term “pesticide,” what comes to mind? Do you understand what...

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:19 AM
Tags: antimicrobial (1), control (40), Environmental Protection Agency (2), EPA (8), less toxic (1), organic (2), pest (74), pesticide (16), registration (1), UCIPM (67)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Seeing Japanese beetles in your California landscape? Not likely.

Japanese beetle (Credit: D. Cappaert, Bugwood.org)

Originally posted August 26, 2016; edited July 10, 2018 Have you seen big green beetles in your...

Posted on Tuesday, July 10, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: beetle (10), CDFA (11), chafer (3), green (1), grubs (5), hoplia (2), Japanese (3), June (1), lawn (7), pests (57), UCIPM (67)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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