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Bollworm Boom or Bust in 2021?

As we near early August, cotton growers should be shifting their focus from early-season insects to late-season pests that …

Calico scales on dogwood.

Calico Scales About to Hatch!

Calico scale, Eulecanium cerasorum, was accidentally introduced to California from Asia in the 1920s. It has now become established …

European hornet worker on tree trunk

An Update on Asian Giant Hornets

Last year, there was a lot of media buzz (no pun intended) surrounding the introduction of Asian giant hornets …

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Asian longhorned tick

Asian Longhorned Tick

The Asian longhorned tick is an invasive tick spreading throughout the eastern US. A native …

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Bipalium kewense, a large, brown, striped hammerhead flatworm

Terrestrial Flatworms, Land Planarians & Hammerhead Worms

This factsheet offers information on the identification and management of various flatworms that may be …

adult Asian longhorned beetle resting on a branch

Asian Longhorned Beetle

This factsheet offers information on the biology and management of the Asian longhorned beetle, an …

Leaf mottling and curling caused by infection with TMV

Viral Diseases of Tomato in the Greenhouse

This factsheet describes the symptoms and management of various viruses that can affect greenhouse tomato …

Symptomatic pepper

Anthracnose of Pepper

This vegetable pathology factsheet describes the identification and treatment of anthracnose of pepper.

Longitudinal brown streaks in the vascular tissue

Fusarium Wilt of Tomato

This disease factsheet describes Fusarium wilt of tomato. Symptoms, pathogen, environmental conditions, and management are …

Galls on kale roots

Clubroot of Brassicas

The pathogen, host plants, symptoms and management of clubroot, a disease of crucifer crops, are …

Homeowner’s Guide to Managing Diseases Using Fungicides, Bactericides, and Alternative Products

This publication provides homeowners with recommended chemical control options to use in combination with an …

6/7/21