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National Pollinator Week 2020

Adult honey bee,<i>Apis mellifera</i>. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This year, National Pollinator Week is June 22 to June 28, celebrating the value that pollinators...

Posted on Monday, June 22, 2020 at 9:55 AM
Tags: bees (7), insecticides (4), label (7), less toxic (2), natural enemies (14), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), pollinators (4), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using Seaweed to Kill Argentine Ants

Fig 1. Argentine ants feeding on green or red hydrogels to demonstrate liquid bait uptake. (Credit: J-W Tay, UC Riverside)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Argentine ants can be a damaging ant pest...

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Celebrate Earth Day with Insectary Plants

Photo Nectar and pollen-producing plants in full bloom. (Credit: Kathy Keatley-Garvey)

This Earth Day, Sunday April 22, help natural enemies by growing insectary plants. Natural...

Posted on Friday, April 20, 2018 at 4:53 PM
Tags: Earth Day (2), insectary (2), insecticides (4), lady beetles (3), ladybugs (2), natural enemies (14), plants (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed...

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4b. Mattress encasement label. (B. Messenger-Sikes)

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (19), bug bomb (1), control (54), infestation (7), insecticides (4), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (5), pesticide (25), pests (64), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (281)

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