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Retailers Attend IPM Workshops on Invasive Pests and More

Attendees from Retail IPM Workshop. [A. Schellman]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Retail nursery and garden center employees play an important role in communicating pest management information to gardeners and the public. The UC Statewide IPM Program (UC IPM) strives to help...

Posted on Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 8:58 AM
Tags: ACP (27), center (2), employees (1), exotics (1), garden (46), HLB (23), household pests (1), invasives. (1), nursery (10), pesticides (28), resources (1), retail (10), UCIPM (66)

Frothy Masses on Plants

White frothy material is characteristic of spittlebugs. [J.K. Clark.]

What are those white, frothy masses you see on your rosemary, salvia, lavender, or other plants? Spittlebugs. The masses of froth can be found on plant foliage, cones and stems. Inside the foamy mass you will find immature spittlebugs feeding on plant...

Posted on Monday, May 8, 2017 at 8:29 AM
Tags: froghopper (1), froth (2), lavender (28), rosemary (3), salvia (12), spittlebug (2), UCIPM (66)

Huanglongbing Detections in Urban Southern California

Asymmetrical yellow mottling of citrus leaves and greening of fruit, symptoms of Huanglongbing. [E. Grafton-Cardwell]

The following press release was distributed on April 13, 2017 by the Citrus Pest & Disease Prevention Program. Huanglongbing was confirmed in a single citrus tree in the City of La Habra in Orange County on April 11. This new find will result in a...

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 9:45 AM

Catchweed Bedstraw or Velcro Plant

Catchweed bedstraw. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

Catchweed bedstraw. It's that weed that tugs at your clothes while you pass by or attaches to your dog or cat's fur. It's also known as the “Velcro plant” since it easily clings to anything that touches it. In the garden, catchweed bedstraw...

Posted on Monday, April 10, 2017 at 8:02 AM
Tags: annual (3), bedstraw (1), catchweed (1), control (41), garden (46), landscape (25), management (27), summer (9), UCIPM (66), Velcro (1), weed (25), winter (11)

Mountain Lion Attack in Orange County on Livestock

A properly constructed livestock enclosure can thwart mountain lion attacks. (Stock photo: Pixabay)

A mountain lion entered an Orange County corral last week where nine pygmy goats belonging to members of the Trabuco Trailblazers 4-H Club were housed. Only one goat survived the encounter.UC Cooperative Extension human-wildlife interactions advisor...

Posted on Tuesday, April 4, 2017 at 10:23 AM
Tags: 4-H (18), human-wildlife interactions (1), livestock (4), mountain lion (1), orange county (2), quinn (11), smith (1), ucipm (66), vickers (1), warnert (9)

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