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Delta Conservancy seeking partners for Arundo control and habitat restoration in the Delta

Figure 7. Habitat restoration work in progress at the Emigh R. Livestock / Ulatis Creek Arundo control and habitat enhancement project site. SRCD staff are broadcast-seeding the restoration site with native forbs and grasses using all-terrain vehicles (ATVs).

Arundo donax is devastating to riparian habitat and becoming increasingly widespread in the Sacramento – San Joaquin Delta. To counter this growing problem, the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta Conservancy (Delta Conservancy) envisions a delta-wide,...

Posted on Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 11:32 AM

Alkaliweed research survey - please help

alkaliweed Shaeffer

James Schaeffer and his UCCE and CSU Fresno colleagues are conducting a survey to gather information on a relatively new weed problem in orchard crops of the San Joaquin Valley.  The species, alkaliweed (Cressa truxillensis) is a native perennial...

Posted on Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 12:01 PM

Why I Left my Boots in Mozambique

Striga (witchweed) growing in a corn field.

In March of this year I traveled to Chimoio, Mozambique to provide an Integrated Pest Management training to a group of farmers through the USAID Farmer-to-Farmer program. On my first day at the farm, we toured the farm and discussed their worst pest...

Posted on Monday, September 24, 2018 at 11:39 AM

Houndstongue info and links

Houndstongue from WRIC pub

I was debating about what to post on the weed blog this week and, like manna from heaven, a topic dropped in my lap! Well ok, it was actually the summer newsletter from the Western Society of Weed Science but it had an article about biological...

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Another houndstongue image from "Weeds of California and Other Western States"

Posted on Tuesday, September 4, 2018 at 4:39 PM
Tags: announcement (227), invasive weeds (80), publication (15), WSWS (1)

Puncturevine raises its spikey head


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)

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