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Posts Tagged: nuisance

Why Are Mushrooms Growing in My Lawn?

Recent rainfall and cool weather in many parts of the state are favorable for mushrooms that you...

Posted on Tuesday, December 14, 2021 at 3:27 PM
Tags: fungi (9), lawn (11), mushroom (1), nuisance (8), pest (114), pest management (98), UC IPM (310)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using hydrogels to develop a yellowjacket bait

Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps...

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: bait (6), bite (18), Campbell (1), control (58), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), fipronil (3), Michael Rust (2), nuisance (8), pest management (98), pests (66), sting (3), UC IPM (310), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Nutgrass Can Drive You Nuts

Nutgrass, also called nutsedge, could easily be one of the top 5 nuisance weeds gardeners deal with...

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
Tags: control (58), garden (45), landscape (54), nuisance (8), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (1), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (310), weeds (31), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Boxelder Bugs

If you are seeing black and red bugs scurrying about near trees and buildings, they may be boxelder...

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:43 AM
Tags: boxelder (3), bugs (5), insects (19), maple (1), nuisance (8), pests (66), spring (5), UC IPM (310)

Mushrooms and Other Nuisance Fungi in Lawns

Wet weather is favorable to mushrooms, which are sometimes called toadstools. Mushrooms are the...

Posted on Monday, January 30, 2017 at 11:30 AM
Tags: bird''s nests (1), fungi (9), lawn (11), mushrooms (1), nuisance (8), puffballs (1), spores (1), stinkhorns (1), toadstools (1)

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