As a home gardener, you may find big white bugs clinging to the twigs and leaves of your citrus trees and need help with identifying and managing these pests. At first glance, they may look similar but in order to have effective pest management, it's important to first determine what they are. Mealybugs and cottony cushion scale are.../span>
- Author: Cheryl A. Wilen
Nurseries and garden centers often sell a wide range of plants for use in gardens and landscapes. As a consumer, you may manage a complex array of different landscape plantings, including woody trees and shrubs, woody ground cover beds, annual flower beds, herbaceous perennial beds, and mixed plantings. This.../span>
Last summer, we defined what a pesticide is and gave a few examples. Here, we explore different types of pesticides, their specific uses, and pesticide related.../span>
Licensed pest management professionals:
The Vertebrate Pest Council is hosting a seminar series this year in conjunction with new partner Target Specialty Products. Don't miss this unique opportunity to learn about wildlife management of a number of bird and mammalian species from staff at the University of California, California Department of Fish and Wildlife, California Department of Food and Agriculture, the Department of Pesticide Regulation and more!
Both structural and DPR continuing education units are available and Vector CEUs have been approved for some venues. For more information on these workshops, hosted in Sacramento, Oxnard, Anaheim and Visalia this year, please check out
- Author: Karey Windbiel-Rojas
The UC Statewide IPM Program's online information was recently announced as #5 out of the top 6 pest management online databases by the Northeastern IPM Center!
The infographic shows the top 6 in the nation, but since it's just an image I borrowed, below are the links so you can check out these useful resources yourself.