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Invasion of Ambrosia Beetles

The following article was written by Michael Eatough Jones & Tim Payne, Department of Entemology, UC Riverside, and John Kabashima, UC Cooperative Extension, Orange & LA Counties. The ambrosia beetle and fusarium complex represent a real threat to trees in Orange and Los Angeles County, especially in areas such as Beverly Hills, Belair, and [...]

2018-07-18T07:38:41-08:00July 18th, 2018|Pests|Comments Off on Invasion of Ambrosia Beetles

Pine Bark Beetles (Borers)

Pine Bark Beetles are small reddish-brown beetles about 1/4 to 1/3 of an inch long. They are able to fly; they reside in trees and can be found at many altitudes around the world. Though they prefer live trees, they can and will feed on freshly cut stands when readily available. Pine bark beetles are [...]

2017-03-27T07:56:39-08:00March 24th, 2015|Pests|Comments Off on Pine Bark Beetles (Borers)