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Ficus leaf-rolling psyllid, Trioza brevigenae: a new pest of Ficus microcarpa in southern California


Ficus microcarpa, a common ornamental landscape tree (top).  Leaf rolling by...

Posted on Tuesday, August 9, 2016 at 7:40 AM
  • Author: Donald R. Hodel
  • Author: Gevork Arakelian
  • Author: Linda M. Ohara
  • Author: Surendra K. Dara
  • Author: Cheryl Wilen

Reporting downy mildew of ice plants in California

Healthy red apple ice plant-Heather Scheck

Healthy red apple ice plant, Aptenia cordifolia.  Photo by Heather Scheck, Santa Barbara Ag Commissioner's...

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2016 at 8:06 AM

Erythrina stem or twig borer: a new and potentially devastating pest of coral trees in California

Erythrina stem and twig borer adult

Erythrina caffra is a spring-flowering landscape tree.  (Photo by Don Hodel) The Erythrina stem borer (ESB)...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 8:35 AM
  • Author: Donald R. Hodel
  • Author: James E. Henrich
  • Author: Kenneth J. Greby
  • Author: Gevork Arakelian
  • Author: Linda M. Ohara
  • Author: Surendra K. Dara

The UC Pest Management Guidelines Just Got Spicier!


Whether or not your favorite team is playing in Sunday's big game, the Super Bowl is often a great excuse to gather with...

Posted on Monday, February 1, 2016 at 5:37 PM
Tags: Cilantro PMGs (1)

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