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Pest Alert: Mexican Fruit Fly Quarantine 8/19/22

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What’s Happening?

Between August 2nd and 22nd 2022, several Mexican Fruit Flies (Mexfly) were found in commercial citrus groves in Valley Center. Finding this highly damaging invasive pest triggered a quarantine beginning on 8/19/2022 across 77 square miles in Valley Center and Pauma Valley. The quarantine will last until at least June 2023. 

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Southern IPM Blog

Retail Nursery & Garden Center IPM News

Retail nursery and garden centers are among the top sources of pest management information for home gardeners. To help provide customers with the latest pest information from the University of California, the UC Statewide IPM Program created the Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News, a three times yearly e-newsletter for retail nursery and garden center employees, managers, owners, and affiliates.

The Green Bulletin

This newsletter directed at pest management professionals in the structural and landscape pest control business provides timely tips and updates about pests, pesticides, application techniques, and other related news with the emphasis on protecting water quality.

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IPM provides educational materials that reflect the newest advances in pest management.

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UC IPM provides opportunities for additional learning in the form of presentations, conferences, workshops and hands-on training.

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UC IPM Publications

Statewide IPM Program staff members work closely with area IPM advisors, farm advisors, specialists, and researchers to develop educational materials that reflect the newest advances in pest management. Use the link below to leave this site and visit the Statewide IPM Program website: