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Invasive Spotlight: Wrapping Up California Invasive Species Action Week

Huanglongbing, the disease carried by the Asian citrus psyllid, causes asymmetrical yellow mottling of leaves and odd shape and greening of fruit. (Credit: Dr. Susan E. Halbert)

This week, we put the spotlight on invasive species and how these non-native plants, animals, and pathogens damage California's economy and environment. You Can Make a Difference Shot hole borers and the diseases they carry, and Asian citrus psyllid...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: action week (1), California (29), disease (32), exotic (8), invasive (46), Japanese dodder (1), plant (3), red imported fire ant (2), shot hole borer (1), species (4), species (4), UC IPM (225), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle water trough. (Credit: Grant Canova-Parker)

It may surprise you to learn that California is home to invasive wild pigs, also called feral hogs or wild boars. Wild pigs can be a major nuisance for farmers, ranchers, and others who live in more rural areas or near wildlands. They will invade fields...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: disease (32), domestic livestock (1), economic damage (2), feral (3), pathogens (7), pest notes (58), pests (55), UC IPM (225), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle trough. [Grant Canova-Parker]

Domestic pigs are a familiar farm animal, but have you heard about wild pigs? These animals are destructive pests with voracious appetites and eat a wide variety of plants and animals. It's estimated wild pigs cause $1.5 billion in economic damage to...

Posted on Wednesday, March 1, 2017 at 5:06 PM
Tags: boar (1), disease (32), economic damage (2), feral (3), invasive (46), invasive species week (5), Livestock (4), pathogens (7), UC IPM (225), wild pigs (3), Wildlife (8)
 
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