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In Drinking Your Cup of Joe, Do You Ever Think About Coffee Plantation Pests?

The coffee borer beetle, also known as the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. (Courtesy of L. Shyamal, Wikipedia)

When you're drinking your daily cup of Joe to power your day, do you ever think about coffee plantation pests, such as the coffee borer beetle, aka coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei?  Agroecologist Estelí Jiménez-Soto, a...

The coffee borer beetle, also known as the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. (Courtesy of L. Shyamal, Wikipedia)
The coffee borer beetle, also known as the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. (Courtesy of L. Shyamal, Wikipedia)

The coffee borer beetle, also known as the coffee berry borer, Hypothenemus hampei. (Courtesy of L. Shyamal, Wikipedia)

Posted on Friday, February 5, 2021 at 5:45 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Unwanted Indoor Critters? There's a Pest Notes For That!

Figure 1. Confused flour beetle (Credit: Clemson University)

While we continue to spend more time than usual indoors, you may have noticed a few unexpected (and perhaps unwanted) co-occupants like ants, cockroaches, or mice. Luckily, UC IPM has a series of fact sheets called Pest Notes to help you identify and...

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Vegetable Gardening

Harvesting carrots from a raised bed.

We are fortunate in California that not only can we grow vegetables in summer, but winter gardening is also an opportunity to grow vegetables and spend some time outdoors. Cool-season vegetables include broccoli, brussels sprouts, carrots, cabbage,...

Posted on Monday, December 14, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: pest management (76), pests (69), resources (3), UC IPM (321), vegetables (47), website (1)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Landscaping Tips for November

Oleander leaves killed by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

With the recent time change along with a change in temperatures, landscaping practices for pests need some adjusting too. We're sharing a few recommended tasks to help prevent insect pests, diseases, and environmental disorders in landscapes. Looking for...

Posted on Sunday, November 15, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: checklist (6), cold injury (1), diseases (12), environmental disorders (3), frost (1), garden (61), insects (80), integrated pest management (25), irrigation (10), landscape (50), ornamentals (4), pest management (76), pests (69), prevention (17), prune (5), pruning (7), sanitation (8), tips (6), tree care (4), UC IPM (321)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Bohart Museum Virtual Open House: Think Pests of Alfalfa and Rice

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Mark your calendar. The Bohart Museum of Entomology at the University of California, Davis, is hosting a virtual open house dealing with alfalfa and rice. Cooperative Extension agricultural specialist Ian Grettenberger, assistant...

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Cooperative Extension specialist Ian Grettenberger at work in his lab at UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.
Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.

Graduate student Madi Hendrick sweeping an alfalfa field for pests.

In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

In its adult form, the alfalfa butterfly is attractive. In its larval form, it's a pest of alfalfa. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, October 15, 2020 at 4:57 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Environment, Food, Natural Resources, Pest Management

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