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New! Pocket-Sized Guide for Vegetable Pests

Vegetable Pest ID Cards.

While working outside, gardeners and farmers may discover pest problems they need to answer quickly. To meet this need, the University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources has recently published the Vegetable Pest Identification...

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: backyard (2), crops (5), farms (1), Flint (3), fruit (35), garden (41), melon (1), pest (64), pest management (11), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (12), Sutherland (8), UC IPM (204), vegetable (17), Windbiel-Rojas (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Keep an Eye out for Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew on rose. (Jack Kelly Clark)

This time of year, you may notice a white, powdery looking growth on fruit, vegetable plants or ornamental plants in your garden. What is it? It could be powdery mildew. Powdery mildew is caused by several different fungi that may attack plant leaf...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:25 AM
Tags: disease (30), fruit (35), fungus (4), ornamental (1), plants (12), powdery mildew (3), UC IPM (204), vegetable (17)

Weed control strategies for fresh market spinach

Photo 4. Healthy malva in untreated plot

Spinach is susceptible to weed pressure because it is produced on high-density 80-inch wide beds with 18 to 42 seedlines. There is no opportunity to cultivate the bed top so all weed control is accomplished by managing weeds in prior rotations, cultural...

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Photo 1. 2.0 pints/A Spin-Aid morning application (note burn on tips of cotyledons)
Photo 1. 2.0 pints/A Spin-Aid morning application (note burn on tips of cotyledons)

Photo 1. 2.0 pints/A Spin-Aid morning application (note burn on tips of cotyledons)

Photo 2. 2.0 pints/A Spin-Aid evening application
Photo 2. 2.0 pints/A Spin-Aid evening application

Photo 2. 2.0 pints/A Spin-Aid evening application

Photo 3. Stunted malva in Spin-Aid treated plot
Photo 3. Stunted malva in Spin-Aid treated plot

Photo 3. Stunted malva in Spin-Aid treated plot

Photo 4. Healthy malva in untreated plot
Photo 4. Healthy malva in untreated plot

Photo 4. Healthy malva in untreated plot

Posted on Thursday, April 13, 2017 at 8:00 AM
Tags: Spinach (2), vegetable (17), Vegetable Crops (14), weed control (76), weed management (18), Weeds (62)

Use of Kerb on high density baby lettuce

Figure 2. Weeds in high density baby lettuce plantings must be removed by hand

On January 12, 2016 the Federal EPA label for Kerb SC was reinstated for leaf lettuce. The registration on leaf lettuce was pulled in 2009 and Dow AgroSciences worked in the intervening years reregister Kerb. The new label allows for the use of Kerb from...

Posted on Friday, June 10, 2016 at 6:44 PM
Tags: herbicide (60), research (8), vegetable (17), weed control (76), weed management (18)

Automated weeding in tomato

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We ran the robovator in twin row processing tomato yesterday in the Westside of the San Joaquin Valley (see photo). We conducted intra-row cultivation at up to 5 mph without damage to tomato. With high labor costs and only a trickle of new herbicides we...

tomato 4.26.16
tomato 4.26.16

Posted on Wednesday, April 27, 2016 at 7:43 AM

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