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Posts Tagged: integrated pest management

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (2), indoor pests (5), infestation (6), insect (11), integrated pest management (10), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (84), pesticide (23), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Mosquito Prevention

Adult <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquito.<br>(Credit: James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

With recent rains in many parts of California and the weather warming up, it's time once again to...

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: Eldridge (1), insect (11), integrated pest management (10), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), Pest Notes (84), repellent (9), UC IPM (248), vector (3), Walton (1), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

UC IPM Resources for Landscape Professionals

Home landscape with woody mulch (Credit: Belinda Messenger Sikes)

[Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Green Bulletin] What is UC IPM? UC IPM is a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Tags: integrated pest management (10), landscape (43), pesticide (23), PMP (3), professional (2), training (14), UCIPM (72), weed (11), Windbiel-Rojas (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

UC IPM Celebrating 40 Years

UC IPM Staff in 2018 (Credit: Marty Martino)

The University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) is celebrating...

Posted on Monday, July 1, 2019 at 2:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Drain After the Rain

Reduce breeding habitats for mosquitoes by dumping standing water from flower pots or storing them upside down so they do not collect water.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Whether you're having a backyard barbecue or enjoying outdoor activities as the weather warms...

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:00 PM
Tags: bite (15), control (53), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (10), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (17), pest management (49), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (9), UC IPM (248), West Nile virus (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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