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Treevix labeled for use in California pomegranates

Pomegranate

Treevix (saflufenacil) is now labeled for use in California on pomegranates thanks in part to the Western Region IR-4 Project and the UC Davis Weed Science Program. The IR-4 Project facilitates the registration of pest management products for specialty...

Posted on Monday, June 20, 2016 at 3:28 PM
Tags: pesticide (14), Pomegranates (9)

Leaffooted Plant Bug

Adult leaffooted bugs. [D.R. Haviland]

If you've noticed some odd-looking bugs in your garden or landscape recently, you might have leaffooted bugs. These medium to large sized insects feed on certain fruits, fruiting vegetables, nuts and ornamental plants. Life Cycle Adult females can lay...

Posted on Friday, June 17, 2016 at 9:29 AM
Tags: assassin (2), bug (6), citrus (30), leaffooted (4), pest (75), Pomegranates (9), Tomatoes (11), UCIPM (66)

Leaffooted Bugs: An Increasing Problem in Gardens

Fig. 3. Leaffooted bug nymphs on Hesperaloe parviflora.

[From the July 2014 issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] In recent years, you may have seen a strange “new” bug in your garden, especially on tomatoes and pomegranates. These insects may be leaffooted bugs. Although...

Posted on Sunday, July 20, 2014 at 5:00 PM
Tags: leaf-footed (1), leaffooted (4), pest (75), Pest Notes (58), Pomegranates (9), tomato (4)

Can You See the Leaf?

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Once you've seen a leaffooted bug (genus Leptoglossus), you'll never forget it. If you look closely, you'll see a leaflike structure on each hind leg.  It's especially noticeable when the bug is on a brightly colored tomato or pomegranate. Lately...

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A leaffooted bug on a tomato. This is Leptoglossus phyllopus, as identified by senior museum scientist Steve Heydon of the Bohart Museum of Entomology, UC Davis. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two's company in this photo of two leaffooted bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Two's company in this photo of two leaffooted bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Two's company in this photo of two leaffooted bugs. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Red nymph of leaffooted bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Red nymph of leaffooted bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Red nymph of leaffooted bug. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nymph of leaffooted bug checks out it surroundings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Nymph of leaffooted bug checks out it surroundings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Nymph of leaffooted bug checks out it surroundings. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Friday, June 27, 2014 at 5:52 PM
Tags: leaffooted bug (3), Leptoglossus (1), pomegranates (9), tomatoes (11), UC IPM (225)

Promenade in the Pomegranates

A backlit honey bee heads for a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

What a match--honey bees and pomegranate blossoms. Watching the golden bees forage amid the brilliant red blossoms in the late afternoon is a delight to see, especially when the sun backlights them.  The ancient fruit, native to Iran, is one of...

A backlit honey bee heads for a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
A backlit honey bee heads for a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

A backlit honey bee heads for a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Caught in flight, a honey bee makes a beeline to a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
Caught in flight, a honey bee makes a beeline to a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Caught in flight, a honey bee makes a beeline to a pomegranate blossom. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The nectar of the gods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
The nectar of the gods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

The nectar of the gods. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2013 at 10:20 PM
Tags: honey bees (353), pomegranates (9)

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