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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 (12), control (41), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (8), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), pest management (27), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (209), West Nile virus (7)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Credit: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Warming temperatures combined with late spring rains create ideal conditions for mosquitoes to...

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Tags: 2018 (1), awareness (8), bites (5), mosquitoes (8), protect (4), repellent (7), UC IPM (209), vector (1), West Nile Virus (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Best Tips for Mosquito Protection

Mosquito larvae on the surface of water. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Record-breaking heat continues to scald California, leading many of us to water our landscapes...

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Tags: bites (5), control (41), management. (1), mosquito (13), mosquitoes (8), repellent (7), UC IPM (209)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Culex mosquito biting through human skin. [J.K. Clark]

April 16-22 has been declared West Nile Virus and Mosquito Vector Control Awareness week by the...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Tags: awareness (8), bite (12), mosquito (13), pests (57), prevention. (1), repellent (7), UC IPM (209), vector control (1), west nile virus (7)

Invasive Spotlight: Zika Virus

Adult female mosquito, Aedes egypti. [J. Gathany]

The Zika virus is spread to people mainly through the bite of an infected mosquito, mostly Aedes...

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:11 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (5), CDC (4), Centers for Disease Control (3), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (4), EPA (8), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), Picardin (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (209), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (7)

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