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Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (8), household (6), indoor pests (3), mice (7), pantry (5), pest (82), pest management (31), prevention (8), rats (10), termites (8), tree squirrel (6), UC IPM (218)

HLB Detections in Corona Expand Quarantine in Portions Of Riverside, Orange And San Bernardino Counties

This blotchy yellowing of citrus tree leaves is an early sign of Huanglongbing and will worsen as the disease develops in the tree. (Photo courtesy of CitrusInsider.org)

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has declared a quarantine following the detection...

Posted on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:07 PM
Tags: acp (30), Asian citrus psyllid (30), citrus (18), disease (36), HLB (26), huanglongbing (35), insect (8), invasive (31), pest (82), quarantine (10), UC IPM (218)

Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (45), holiday (2), ipm (59), landscape (35), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), pest (82), Pest Notes (72), plants (10), trees (12), UC IPM (218), winter (8)

Winter is Coming- IPM Tips for Yard and Garden

Oleander leaves with damage to leaves by freezing weather. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Days are getting shorter and evenings cooler as winter approaches. Sweater weather also means a...

Posted on Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 4:48 PM
Tags: abiotic (5), control (45), disease (36), garden (31), irrigation (2), landscape (35), management (34), mulch (4), pest (82), pest management (31), pruning (5), sanitation (3), seasonal (3), UC IPM (218), weeds (24), winter (8)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Oh Deer!

Mule deer (Credit: WP Gorenzel)

The sight of deer in the wild can be delightful but when these animals invade your garden,...

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: damage (14), deer (2), exclusion (5), garden (31), landscape (35), pest (82), pest management (31), Pest Notes (72), Timm (2), UC IPM (218), vertebrate (2), wildlife (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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