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ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) found in San Joaquin county

You may have heard that ACP (Asian citrus psyllid) was found in Lodi, Manteca and recently Stockton. The Master Gardeners are ready to answer your questions about this invasive pest. Click here to find out how you can help prevent the spread of this unwanted pest and what to do if you think you have it.



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Valley Gardener's Journal For Year-Round Blooms

The San Joaquin Master Gardeners are excited about the Valley Gardener's Journal For Year-Round Blooms. This garden journal is now available for purchase and is great for any gardener. For more info click here!  

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  • House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)
    Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

    It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them once they infest a home. While some pests can be active year-round, cooler temperatures trigger some pests to find shelter indoors. Creatures such as rats or...

    By Elaine Lander
    Author - Urban & Community IPM Educator
  • Eight microscopes will be available at the Bohart Museum of Entomology open house on Jan. 18. Visitors can view the research projects of doctoral students. (Photo by Kathy Keatley Garvey)
    How Do Monarchs Know When to Migrate? Bohart Museum Open House Jan. 18

    How do monarch butterflies know when to migrate? Take the case of a male monarch reared, released and tagged by Steven Johnson in a Washington State University citizen-science project operated by WSU entomologist David James. Johnson tagged and released...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • This is an adult Caenorhabditis elegans, one of the nematodes that Sebastian Eves-van den Akker studies. (Courtesy of Wikipedia)
    Cambridge Scientist to Speak on Plant-Nematode Parasitism

    When you think about global food security, you may not immediately think of plant-parasitic nematodes. But you should. They are a major threat to global food security, says Sebastian Eves-van den Akker of the Department of Plant Sciences, University of...

    By Kathy Keatley Garvey
    Author - Communications specialist
  • Roof rat on a kitchen sink. (Credit: N Quinn)
    Rats and Mice: How to Manage Using Snap Traps

    Trapping is the safest and most effective method for controlling rats and mice in and around homes, garages, and other structures. Rodents that live in close association with humans are called commensal rodents. Rats and mice are the most frequently...

    By Niamh Quinn
    Author - Human-Wildlife Interactions Advisor
    By Elaine Lander
    Posted by - Urban & Community IPM Educator