Urban IPM in Yolo, Sacramento, and Solano counties
This is the webpage of Karey Windbiel-Rojas, Area Urban Integrated Pest Management Advisor for UC Cooperative Extension serving Sacramento, Yolo, and Solano counties.
For information on various home, garden, turf, and landscape pests, please visit the UC Statewide IPM Program website to find specific science-based pest management information.
If you have Home Gardening pest questions, contact your local UC Master Gardener office:
Yolo County:(530) 666-8143 or visit http://ucanr.edu/sites/YCMG/
Sacramento County: (916) 876-5338 or visit http://ucanr.edu/sites/sacmg/
Solano County: (707) 784-1322 http://cesolano.ucanr.edu/Master_Gardener/
You can also find UC Master Gardeners offices in other counties at http://mg.ucanr.edu/Become_a_Master_Gardener/Counties/
UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM)
University of California Division of Agriculture and Natural Resources
2801 Second Street, Davis, CA 95618
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Pests in the Urban Landscape Blog
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Summer is nearly here, and recently we've experienced warm weather following a rich rainy season. This is the perfect combination for the luscious growth we see in lawns and landscapes. Business picks up this time of year for the many maintenance...
[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] The bronze bug (Thaumastocoris peregrinus) (Fig. 1), a serious and potentially damaging, sap-sucking insect pest of eucalypts, has very recently been detected in southern California. This pest is...
[From the May 2017 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] It's among every landscape professional's worst nightmares: returning to a landscape recently treated with an herbicide to find previously healthy trees looking “strange.” These strange...