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Posts Tagged: parasitic plant

Underneath the Mistletoe

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (66), holiday (6), ipm (143), landscape (64), mistletoe (4), parasitic plant (4), pest (200), Pest Notes (119), plants (13), trees (18), UC IPM (394), winter (10)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Japanese Dodder

When people think of parasites, often what comes to mind are blood-sucking insects like bed bugs,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: California (31), dodder (1), invasive (67), Japanese (4), mistletoe (4), parasitic plant (4), pest management (155), Pest Notes (119), UC IPM (394)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Mistletoe

Mistletoe hung in doorways is a traditional holiday decoration, but when it's growing on trees in...

Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)
Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Dwarf mistletoe stems and seeds on a pine branch. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Thursday, December 21, 2017 at 2:57 PM
Tags: broadleaf (1), dwarf (1), holiday (6), mistletoe (4), parasitic plant (4), trees (18), UC IPM (394)

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