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Posts Tagged: Stapleton

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as weeds, disease pathogens, nematodes and insects. Solarization can reduce help reduce pesticides used to control these pests. Soil solarization is...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (41), disease (32), garden (46), heat (3), IPM (64), management (28), pest management (25), Pest Notes (58), pests (55), soil (4), solarization (7), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (225), weeds (64)

New Invasive Plant Resources

Dyer's woad. (S. Orloff)

Invasive plants—plants that can disperse, establish, and spread without human assistance or disturbance—pose a serious problem in California's waterways, wildlands and rangelands. Common garden weeds, unlike invasive plants, don't generally...

Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)
Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)

Giant Reed in a stream. (J. DiTomaso)

Posted on Wednesday, September 27, 2017 at 3:00 PM
Tags: DiTomaso (5), invasive plants (18), Kyser (2), nursery (10), Orloff (1), ornamentals (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (225), Wilen (11)
 
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