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Posts Tagged: sooty mold

Finding Soot Afoot? It Could be Sooty Mold

Sooty mold is a black fungal growth that looks like a layer of soot covering the leaves of a...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Tags: disease (48), fungi (9), garden (45), integrated pest management (21), landscape (55), Messenger-Sikes (4), Pest Notes (106), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (311), Windbiel-Rojas (14)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Sticky mess on plants

Are you seeing cars, sidewalks, driveways, or other plants covered in sticky stuff, especially...

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 3:06 PM
Tags: ants (17), aphids (12), Asian citrus (1), car (1), dripping (1), honeydew (8), huanglongbing (35), leafhoppers (2), mealybugs (6), psyllids (2), scale (2), sooty mold (5), sticky (2), UC IPM (311), whiteflies (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Leafhoppers on plants

You may see leafhoppers in your garden or landscape this time of year as they hop about feeding on...

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

Adult leafhopper. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 3, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: bleaching (1), honeydew (8), leafhoppers (2), leaves (1), management (43), plant (2), predators (2), sooty mold (5), spots (1), stipple (1), UC IPM (311)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

What's that Sticky Stuff on my Car?

It's hot outside, so like a lot of people, you try to park your car under a tree in parking lots...

Posted on Monday, September 11, 2017 at 9:40 AM
Tags: citricola scale (1), honeydew (8), pest (114), sooty mold (5), trees (14), UC IPM (311), woolly hackberry aphid (1)

New Mealybugs Pest Note!

Have you ever had an infestation of mealybugs on your houseplants or outside on your landscape...

Posted on Friday, March 11, 2016 at 1:36 PM

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