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Bronze Bug: A New Threat to Eucalyptus Trees in California

Fig 1. Bronze bug adult. [G. Arakelian]

[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] The bronze bug (Thaumastocoris peregrinus) (Fig. 1), a serious and potentially damaging, sap-sucking insect pest of eucalypts, has very recently been detected in southern California. This pest is...

Fig 7. Leaf showing bronze discoloration. [D. R. Hodel]
Fig 7. Leaf showing bronze discoloration. [D. R. Hodel]

Fig 7. Leaf showing bronze discoloration. [D. R. Hodel]

Posted on Monday, June 12, 2017 at 10:40 AM
Tags: Arakelian (1), bronze bug (1), california (29), eucalypt (1), eucalyptus (1), Hodel (3), hosts (2), invasive (46), Ohara. (1), parasitic wasps (2), pest (75), Thaumastocoris peregrinus (1)

The Ficus Leaf-Rolling Psyllid: A New Pest of Ficus microcarpa

Fig 1. FLRP causes a distinctive,  tight, typically complete leaf roll. [D.R. Hodel]

[From the August 2016 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] A new psyllid pest that causes a distinctive, tight, typically complete rolling of leaves (Figure 1), has been found on Ficus microcarpa (Chinese banyan, Indian laurel fig) in Los Angeles,...

Posted on Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 8:30 AM
Tags: Chinese banyan (1), cuban (1), dara (2), eskalen (1), ficus (1), FLRP (1), hodel (3), Indian laurel fig (1), leaf (1), management (28), ohara (1), pest (75), roller (1), rolling (1), UCIPM (66), wilen (11)

Victorian Box Decline

Figure 1. This healthy Victorian box (Pittosporum undulatum) tree exhibits a dense canopy, glossy green foliage, and fragrant white flowers, making it an attractive landscape subject. [Photo by D. Hodel]

[From the December 2014 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Victorian box (Pittosporum undulatum) is an evergreen tree native to Australia that grows moderately fast to about 50 feet high and wide. It was much planted as an ornamental landscape subject...

Posted on Wednesday, January 21, 2015 at 9:39 AM
Tags: box (1), decline (3), Hodel (3), landscape (25), Pittenger (2), pittosporum undulatum (1)
 
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