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Invasive Spotlight: Brooms

French broom, <i>Genista monspessulana</i>, invading a hillside near Bodega Bay, California. (Credit: B Rice)

Brooms are shrubs which were originally planted in California as ornamentals and for erosion...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Plantain weeds Pest Notes updated

Rosettes and flowers of broadleaf plantain, Plantago major.<br>(Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Plantains are common weeds in lawns, athletic fields, ornamental plantings, roadsides, and...

Posted on Wednesday, February 26, 2020 at 11:24 AM
Tags: control (0), IPM (0), landscape (0), management (0), mulch (0), pest (0), pest management (0), Pest Notes (0), plantains (0), Reiter (0), turf (0), UC IPM (0), weed science (0), weeds (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Applying Glyphosate? Know How to Choose the Right PPE

Figure 1. Few glyphosate product labels require that applicators wear

Public concern regarding the risk of illness from long-term exposure to glyphosate is on the rise....

Posted on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 1:45 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Nonchemical Alternatives for Weed Management

Creeping woodsorrel, <i>Oxalis corniculata</i><br>(Credit: JM DiTomaso)

Weeds in the landscape can be tough to manage. But there are many options for weed management using...

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Addressing the Science Surrounding Glyphosate

Applying glyphosate from a hand-held sprayer to control weeds. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

UC ANR's charge is research and extension and we provide guidance about how to manage weeds using...

Posted on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:45 PM
Tags: exposure (0), glyphosate (0), herbicide (0), pesticide (0), UC ANR (0), UC IPM (0), weed science (0), Weeds (0)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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