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New reference booklet available for pesticide applicators: Understanding Pesticide Labels for Making Proper Applications

Following pesticide labels helps applicators avoid illegal residues.

The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) put together a 26-page card set in...

Posted on Friday, December 25, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Tags: applicators (1), cheryl reynolds (1), DPR (17), EPA (8), pesticides (27), UC IPM (204)

'Kissing bug' not a new pest in California

Adult conenose bug, Triatoma rubida.

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) have received a good deal of press from CBS...

Adult western corsair bugs (Rasahus thoracicus) are insect predators and have a distinct orange spot on each wing. They do inflict a painful bite to humans, but are not blood-suckers.
Adult western corsair bugs (Rasahus thoracicus) are insect predators and have a distinct orange spot on each wing. They do inflict a painful bite to humans, but are not blood-suckers.

Adult western corsair bugs (Rasahus thoracicus) are insect predators and have a distinct orange spot on each wing. They do inflict a painful bite to humans, but are not blood-suckers.

Adult spined assassin bug, a predator of other insects.
Adult spined assassin bug, a predator of other insects.

Adult spined assassin bug, a predator of other insects.

Adult squash bug, a plant pest.
Adult squash bug, a plant pest.

Adult squash bug, a plant pest.

Posted on Wednesday, December 2, 2015 at 10:06 PM
Tags: bugs (5), CDC (4), Chagas (1), conenose (2), kissing bug (1), triatomine (1), UC IPM (204)

Thankful for Beneficials

Jumping spider

Thanksgiving is a time to gather together with family and friends. The occasion is usually centered...

Adult syrphid fly.
Adult syrphid fly.

Adult syrphid fly.

Posted on Wednesday, November 25, 2015 at 2:03 PM
Tags: beneficial (11), insects (13), lady beetle (2), mites (1), natural enemies (9), predator (3), spiders (3), thankful (1), UC IPM (204)

Rodent Awareness Week

House mouse. [J.K.Clark]

Did you know that this week (November 15-21) is Rodent Awareness Week? The goal of the week is to...

Posted on Friday, November 20, 2015 at 2:40 PM
Tags: ground squirrel (6), mice (5), moles (1), rats (8), rodents (5), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (204), voles (1)

CEUs Available from UC IPM online

computer training

Are you looking for continuing education units (CEUs) to complete your renewal application this...

Posted on Tuesday, November 10, 2015 at 8:18 AM

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