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Puncturevine raises its spikey head

Flower

From the Topics in Subtropics blog The following article is from the UC ANR Integrated Pest Management website, authored by Cheryl Wilen. http://ipm.ucanr.edu/PMG/PESTNOTES/pn74128.html   Puncturevine (Tribulus terrestris) is an aptly named...

Posted on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 at 7:00 AM
Tags: goathead (1), invasive weeds (80), Invasives (12), puncturevine (1), Weeds (64)

Woody Weed Invaders Publication Revised

Algerian ivy. (Joseph M. DiTomaso)

Controlling unwanted trees, shrubs, and woody perennial grasses can be difficult in landscapes, gardens, and natural areas. These troublesome woody plants often resprout after being cut back, and the resprouting shoots can outnumber the original plants....

Posted on Monday, July 17, 2017 at 3:31 PM
Tags: DiTomaso (5), invasives (12), Kyser (2), pest (75), plants (12), shrub (2), sprout (1), tree (16), UC IPM (225), weeds (64), woody (1)

Cape ivy biocontrol

Delairea odorata - photo by Eric in SF at Wikimedia Commons

Saw a nice article about a gall fly soon to be released for control of Cape ivy. Our old friend Baldo from CDFA started work on this in 2001, so it's been a while coming. Cape ivy is our version of kudzu, at least along the coast.  

Delairea odorata - photo by Eric in SF at Wikimedia Commons
Delairea odorata - photo by Eric in SF at Wikimedia Commons

Posted on Sunday, April 17, 2016 at 8:59 AM
Tags: invasive (46), invasive plants (18), Invasives (12), wildlands (10)

Retailers Receive IPM Training

Pesticides on store shelves. [A. Schellman]

Gardeners and other consumers frequently look to retail nursery and garden center employees to answer questions about pests and pesticides. To help retailers stay abreast of current pest topics facing California, UC IPM held a workshop for retail...

An invasive adult female polyphagous shothole borer insect. [A.Eskalen]
An invasive adult female polyphagous shothole borer insect. [A.Eskalen]

An invasive adult female polyphagous shothole borer insect. [A.Eskalen]

Rose leaves turning brown from drought stress. [J.K.Clark]
Rose leaves turning brown from drought stress. [J.K.Clark]

Rose leaves turning brown from drought stress. [J.K.Clark]

Posted on Friday, April 8, 2016 at 10:03 PM
Tags: abiotic (4), ACP (27), asian citrus psyllid (35), garden center (8), HLB (23), huanglongbing (34), invasives (12), pesticides (28), pests (55), retail nursery (6), training (11), UCIPM (66), workshop (11)

Register now for IPM Workshop for Retail Stores

Retailer speaking with customer

Integrated Pest Management Workshop for Retail Nurseries and Garden Centers Are you registered yet for this one-day, hands-on, train-the-trainer workshop designed especially for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and...

Retailer speaking with customer
Retailer speaking with customer

Retailer speaking with customer

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 10:44 AM
Tags: CANGC (1), CEU (3), garden center (8), Invasives (12), IPM (64), nurseries (4), nursery (10), ontario (1), pests (55), retail (10), southern (1), training (11), workshop (11)

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