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Invasive species... What can be done?


Summer—it's a time for swimming, BBQs, camping, and eating invasive species   Last week during California Invasive Species Action Week (June 2 – June 10), we highlighted several pests, but there are many more invasive species out...

Posted on Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 12:27 PM

Slow but destructive - the Italian White Snail

Italian white snails 2

Authors: Tunyalee Martin and Cheryl Wilen   Italian White Snail Slowly Becoming an Invasive Pest (Again)   Sometimes an invasive pest takes a while to become invasive. The Invasive Species Council of California defines an invasive species...

Posted on Monday, June 11, 2018 at 8:02 AM

Invasive species…not very a-peel-ing Tunyalee Martin – UC Statewide IPM Program

Citrus invasives

  Citrus plants can be hosts for invasive pests. Knowing what pests are invasive and how to avoid them is an important part of nursery production. If you work in a citrus nursery, you play an important role in looking for invasive pests and...

Posted on Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:34 AM

Friend or Foe? Fighting the good fight..

Erigeron karvinskianus aka Santa Barbara Daisy, or Latin American Fleabane, in the backdrop - a sweet addition to the landscape but very tenacious.

Don't let the next invasive specie cause damage in your landscape.  Next week (June 2-10) is California Invasive Species Action Week. Whether it be plant or insect - learn how you can help fight the next invasion at UC IPM Pests in the Urban...

Posted on Friday, June 1, 2018 at 9:59 AM

New Online Course from the UC ANR Statewide IPM Program - Don't Miss Out and Stay Safe!


Dress right for work – check out the new UC IPM online course on personal protective equipment Cheryl Reynolds – UC Statewide IPM Program   Spring is in full swing and summer is right around the corner. If you work in agricultural,...

Posted on Thursday, May 31, 2018 at 11:14 AM

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