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Easter Egg Hunt 2019 Answers

Imported cabbageworm butterfly (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

If you've been in suspense all week, wait no longer. Here are the answers to this year's Easter egg hunt! Let us know how you did in the comments below. And be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram!   1. Brown Garden...

Posted on Friday, April 19, 2019 at 8:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (10), Easter (6), eggs (8), hunt (4), insect (6), pest (71), pest management (19), UC IPM (215)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Easter Egg Hunt 2019

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It's time for our second annual Easter Egg hunt! Can you guess which pests laid the eggs pictured below? These pests may already be hiding in your backyard or garden. Leave a comment with your guesses. Answers will be posted at the end of the...

Posted on Wednesday, April 17, 2019 at 8:39 AM
Tags: beneficial (10), Easter (6), eggs (8), hunt (4), insect (6), pest (71), pest management (19), UC IPM (215)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Ground Squirrels: Furry Foes

Adult California ground squirrel. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

  Although they're small, cute, and furry, ground squirrels can be a real pest for California residents and gardeners. Found throughout California, burrowing ground squirrels cause damage to landscapes and structures while feeding on ornamental or...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:48 PM
Tags: Baldwin (3), control (37), Dimson (2), disease (31), garden (43), ground squirrel (5), landscape (24), management (24), pest (71), Pest Notes (56), public health (3), Quinn (11), rodent (4), UC IPM (215)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

The Truth About Termites

Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Spring is here which means pest activity is on the rise. Termites are one of the top pest concerns for many city dwellers and rural residents alike. The infographic shows some interesting facts about termites. Here in California, there are three kinds...

Termite Awarness Week Infographic
Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:45 PM
Tags: control (37), damage (12), NPMA (1), pest (71), spring (9), termites (7), UC IPM (215)

Insect Pests on Citrus Trees

Asian citrus psyllid adult and eggs on young citrus leaves. <br>(Credit: M. Lewis, CISR)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News.] Citrus trees remain a popular choice for home gardeners in California, largely due to their ease of care,...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM

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