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Winter Citrus Pests

Citrus black scale

There are small dark bumps on the twigs and branches of my citrus. Or, there is white, fluffy stuff on the twigs and leaves. The leaves are turning yellow and falling off and twigs are dying back. Why?

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UCCE Master Gardeners have developed a home gardening guide, for you to use as a monthly journal.  A Gardener's Companion for the San Joaquin Valley is a beautiful and useful book that will grow more valuable to you as you enter notes about your own garden.

Copies are available or purchase at the UC Cooperative Extension office during regular business hours or at Garden of the Sun.

Local and State Gardening News

  • Bruce Hammock: Scientist Extraordinaire

    Added December 19, 2014
    Bruce Hammock is a new fellow of the National Academy of Inventors. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)

    It's obvious that Bruce Hammock doesn't spend much time in a hammock. Research lab, yes. With colleagues, postdoctoral researchers, graduate students and undergraduate students, yes. Hammock, a distinguished professor of entomology at UC Davis who holds a joint appointment with the UC Davis Comprehensive Cancer Center, has just been selected a  fellow of the National Academy of...

  • Don't Miss Bohart Museum Open House Dec. 20: Insects and Art

    Added December 18, 2014
    Overwintering lady beetles, aka ladybugs, in Colusa County. (Photo by Greg Kareofelas)

    When you use the words "insects," "art" and the "Bohart Museum of Entomology" in the same sentence, you immediately think of the artistic/scientific team of Fran Keller and Greg Kareofelas. And you'll meet them and see their amazing work at the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 20 in Room 1124 of the Academic Surge Building, Crocker Lane, UC Davis campus....

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