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Top 20 Pest Notes of 2017

Larva and adult furniture carpet beetles. [Credit: D-H Choe]

Pests have popularity contests too. We recently looked at how many visits our popular Pest Notes publication series received in 2017. If you aren't familiar, the UC IPM Pest Notes series are science-based publications written and reviewed by experts on...

Posted on Tuesday, February 27, 2018 at 4:31 PM
Tags: aphids (42), bark (3), bed bugs (24), carpet beetles (2), clothes moths (5), fire blight (2), fungus gnats (1), gophers (4), hives (1), honey bee swarms (1), leaffooted (4), management (28), peach leaf curl (6), Pest Notes (58), rats (8), scale (2), soil solarization (1), spider mites (2), squirrels (1), thrips (9), UC IPM (225), widow spiders (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Foamy Bark Canker: A New Disease on Coast Live Oak

Figure 4 Foamy liquid oozing from an infected tree. [A. Eskalen, UCR]

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin]  Declining coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia) trees have recently been found throughout urban landscapes in Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, Ventura and Monterey counties. A...

Posted on Friday, September 25, 2015 at 3:05 PM
Tags: Akif Eskalen (1), bark (3), beetle (10), beetles (13), canker (3), foamy (2), Geosmithia pallida (1), oak (2), oaks (1), ooze (1), Pseudopityophthorus pubipennis (1), UCCE (10)

Pines, Drought and Beetles

Figure 1. Tree roots often grow near the surface when soil is compacted, or when the only water available comes from shallow irrigation.

[From the August 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Although pine trees are comparatively drought tolerant, there comes a point where even hardy trees become stressed by lack of water. Stressed pines frequently exhibit symptoms such as thin,...

Posted on Thursday, August 27, 2015 at 4:55 PM
Tags: bark (3), beetle (10), boring (1), drought (25), infestation (5), Pest Notes (58), pine (2), pitch (1), sap (1), Swain (2), tree (16), UC IPM (225)
 
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