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Posts Tagged: bite

Using hydrogels to develop a yellowjacket bait

Figure 1. Western yellowjacket baiting with the hydrogel bait. After a short handling behavior on the bait, yellowjackets flew away with a small piece of the hydrogel bait. (Credit: DH Choe)

Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps...

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: bait (5), bite (13), Campbell (1), control (50), Dong-Hwan Choe (3), fipronil (3), Michael Rust (2), nuisance (7), pest management (34), pests (59), sting (2), UC IPM (224), yellowjackets (5)

Bed Bug-Free Holiday Hosting (Part 2)

Bed bug detector under furniture. (Credit: DH Choe)

Holidays are a time for welcoming family and friends. But what if your loved ones accidentally...

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), bite (13), monitor (5), pest management (34), Pest Notes (75), prevention (9), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (224), vacation (3), vacuum (1), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Bed Bug-Free Holiday Travel (Part 1)

Egg, immature bed bugs, adult bed bugs (Credit: DH Choe)

Tis the season for holiday travel. As you make reservations for rental accommodations to visit...

Posted on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), bite (13), hotel (4), monitor (5), motel (2), pest management (34), Pest Notes (75), prevention (9), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (224), vacation (3), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

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 (13), control (50), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (8), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), pest management (34), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (224), West Nile virus (7)

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 (13), brown recluse (2), california (28), pest management (34), spider (9), UC IPM (224), Vetter (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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