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Spring 2011 New Publications

Compiled by Steve Tjosvold

Retail Nursery and Garden Center IPM News

UC IPM launched its first issue of an e-newsletter directed at retail nurseries and garden centers. If you are interested in receiving the newsletter, send an email to UCIPMretail@ucdavis.edu with the subject "subscribe" and you will be added  to the email list. You can also find the newsletter and can subscribe to it through the new Retail Portal web page at www.ipm.ucdavis.edu/retail.

Leafrollers on Ornamental and Fruit Trees: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Publication Number: 7473
Author: W.J. Bentley
Length: 4 pp.
Description:  Fruittree leafroller, Archips argyrospila, can be a serious pest throughout California. It occurs on a very large number of ornamental trees and is particularly damaging to deciduous and live oaks.
Available at:    http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items/7473.aspx

Sudden Oak Death: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Publication Number: 74151
Authors: J. M. Alexander, S. V. Swain
Length: 8 pp.
Description: Sudden oak death is the name given to an epidemic, first detected in 1995, that affects three true oak species—coast live oak (Quercus agrifolia), California black oak (Q. kelloggii), and Shreve oak (Q. parvula var. shrevei)—and tanbark oak (Lithocarpus densiflorus). A previously undescribed pathogen, Phytophthora ramorum, has been identified as the infectious agent. Note that this updated publication replaces Sudden Oak Death in California.
Available at:    http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items/74151.aspx

Marketing Strategies for Agritourism Operations
Publication Number: 8444
Authors: H. George and E. Rilla
Length: 21 pp.
Description: Agritourism gives the farmer a broad choice of opportunities to market products, on-farm experiences and hospitality services. This publication will help you assess your options and work out a solid plan for marketing your agritourism operation.
Available at: http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/Items/8444.aspx

Asian Citrus Psyllid: Pest Notes for Home and Landscape
Publication Number: 74155
Authors: E.E. Grafton-Cardwell and V.F. Lazaneo
Length: 4 pp.
Description: About the size of an aphid, the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP) poses a serious threat to California's citrus trees, including those grown in home gardens and on farms. Learn to identify and manage this pest.
Available at:   http://anrcatalog.ucdavis.edu/NewAdditions/74155.aspx

 

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