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Posts Tagged: Weeds

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate crabgrass!” is a common lament I've heard from residents during my 35 years as a UCCE Weed Science Farm Advisor. However, four out of five times, the weed...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (2), control (41), crabgrass (3), dallisgrass (2), herbicide (61), management (28), Pest Notes (58), Roncoroni (2), weeds (64)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Invasive Plants

The flowers of French broom are attractive, but this invasive plant is not a good choice for landscapes. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

People in urban and suburban areas often use the term “invasive” to describe plants or weeds that appear to take over a garden or landscape. However, true invasive plants are weeds that infest ecosystems, rangelands, and pasture—places...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 10:00 PM

Nutgrass Can Drive You Nuts

Mature yellow nutsedge plant. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Nutgrass, also called nutsedge, could easily be one of the top 5 nuisance weeds gardeners deal with in the garden and landscape. While we don't know that for sure, we do know that nutsedge is a very challenging weed to control. Yellow and purple...

Posted on Tuesday, May 29, 2018 at 1:05 PM
Tags: control (41), garden (46), landscape (25), nuisance (6), nutgrass (1), nutsedge (5), purple (1), rhizomes (1), tubers (1), UC IPM (225), weeds (64), yellow (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden


UC Weed Science

Weed Day 2018 comes to UC Davis July 12 You can read about the latest weed-science research being conducted at UC Davis, but nothing beats seeing it for yourself. That's why pest control advisors, chemical company cooperators, faculty, students and...

Posted on Thursday, May 17, 2018 at 8:00 AM
Tags: announcement (228), Weed Day (6), Weeds (64)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture

Register for Weed Management Expos for School Sites

UCIPM and California Department of Pesticide Regulation are holding  Weed Management Expos for School Sites at Long Beach on June 19 and Dixon on June 22 [8am-3pm] Open to all but focused on school staff and landscape pest management...

Posted on Friday, April 13, 2018 at 10:01 AM
Tags: Weeds (64)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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