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Posts Tagged: herbicide

Evaluating preplant and post plant herbicide programs for weed management in transplanted long shelf life melons


The cantaloupe industry in California is in the middle of a huge paradigm shift, transitioning from classic western shipper varieties that require multiple harvests, to new Harper varieties, also known as LSL (Long Shelf Life) melons. Purported benefits...

Posted on Tuesday, December 11, 2018 at 12:52 PM
Tags: cantaloupe (4), herbicide (61), Melons (4)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Food

New weed control options for leeks

Photo 1. Weeds in untreated

Richard Smith is a University of California Cooperative Extension Farm Advisor in Monterey County.   Leeks are in the onion family and are increasingly important crop in Monterey County. In 2017, there were 475 acres produced worth $8.6 million....

Posted on Tuesday, November 27, 2018 at 2:20 PM
Tags: herbicide (61), leeks (1), weed control (79)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

Herbicide injury in avocado

Sometimes weeds are tasty, like amaranth and purslane

From the Topics in Subtropics blog (Oct. 15, 2018) ****************** Although the main objective of herbicide use in avocado orchards (and all crops) is to manage weed populations, sometimes unintentional injury of the crop itself can occur when...

Posted on Thursday, October 18, 2018 at 9:18 AM
Tags: Avocados (6), herbicide (61), herbicide injury (11), weed (25)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Food Pest Management

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes often include a mix of turfgrass, annual plants, herbaceous perennials, shrubs, and trees. The newly revised publication Pest Notes: Weed Management in...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (41), herbicide (61), IPM (64), landscape (25), manage (2), management (28), nonchemical (2), pest (75), plants (12), UC IPM (225), weeds (64), Wilen (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

New class of herbicides?

Weeds bordering avocado orchard

From the Topics in Subtropics blog   A garden can be a competitive environment. Plants and unseen microorganisms in the soil all need precious space to grow. And to gain that space, a microbe might produce and use chemicals that kill its plant...

Posted on Thursday, September 13, 2018 at 2:46 PM
Tags: avocado (4), citrus (30), herbicide (61)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture Pest Management

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