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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 7:15 AM
Tags: bite (10), control (37), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (6), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), pest management (18), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (189), West Nile virus (7)

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (37), disease (30), garden (27), heat (1), IPM (54), management (26), pest management (18), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (189), weeds (19)

Brown Recluse Spiders? Not in California!

Adult brown recluse spider, <i>Loxosceles reclusa</i>. (Credit: R Vetter)

If you were to ask an audience of more than a few people if they or anyone they know has ever seen...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM
Tags: bite (10), brown recluse (2), california (26), pest management (18), spider (9), UC IPM (189)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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Vegetable Pest Identification cards

Spring is here and so are the pests. The University of California Agriculture and Natural Resources...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 12:32 PM
Tags: books (1), garden (27), gardening (3), home (3), identification (4), landscape (25), pest (73), UC IPM (189), wildlife (7)

Bees on the Baseball Field

Sign for fans. (Photographer unknown)

It's not often that we get to mix baseball and pests in our blog, but today we learned that the San...

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Honey bees are beneficial pollinators. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, May 6, 2019 at 9:48 PM
Tags: bees (4), Cincinnati (1), control (37), delay (1), Giants (1), MLB (1), pesticides (21), Reds (1), swarm (1), UC IPM (189)

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