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Pine Tree Pests

Round swellings on pine terminals infected by western gall rust. (Arthur H. McCain)

This time of year, deciduous trees go dormant, and evergreen trees such as pine are more visible in...

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017 at 1:29 PM
Tags: diseases (2), drought (1), environmental disorders (1), insects (7), mortality (1), pests (41), pine (1), tree (1), UC IPM (19)

Raccoons

Juvenile racoon. (L. Fitzhugh)

Raccoons may look adorable at times, but when this nocturnal animal appears in your yard at...

Posted on Monday, September 25, 2017 at 8:52 AM
Tags: damage (3), disease (2), parasites (1), pests (41), raccoons (1), UC IPM (19)

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...

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (4), bug bomb (1), control (2), infestation (2), insecticides (1), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (1), pesticide (2), pests (41), Sutherland (2), UC IPM (19)

It's National Honey Bee Day! (August 19th)

monitoring captioned

National Honey Bee Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of every August. This year it falls on...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:51 AM
Tags: apiculture (1), colonies (1), damage (3), honey bees (1), Nino (1), Parreira (1), pests (41), UC IPM (19), varroa mite (1)

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space....

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (4), clothes moths (2), clutter (2), cockroaches (2), mice (2), pantry (2), pests (41), rats (3), rodents (1), sanitation (2), spiders (1), storage (1), UC IPM (19)

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