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Pests in the Urban Landscape

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 (42), disease (35), garden (31), irrigation (2), landscape (34), management (31), mulch (4), pest (79), pest management (28), pruning (5), sanitation (3), seasonal (3), UC IPM (210), weeds (23), winter (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Bed Bug-Free Holiday Hosting (Part 2)

Bed bug detector under furniture. (Credit: DH Choe)

Holidays are a time for welcoming family and friends. But what if your loved ones accidentally...

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), bite (12), monitor (5), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), prevention (7), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (210), vacation (3), vacuum (1), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Bed Bug-Free Holiday Travel (Part 1)

Egg, immature bed bugs, adult bed bugs (Credit: DH Choe)

Tis the season for holiday travel. As you make reservations for rental accommodations to visit...

Posted on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), bite (12), hotel (4), monitor (5), motel (2), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), prevention (7), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (210), vacation (3), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

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 (34), pest (79), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), Timm (2), UC IPM (210), vertebrate (2), wildlife (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Asian Citrus Psyllid Webinar for Backyard Gardeners

Brown adult, yellow nymphs, and white wax of Asian citrus psyllids.<br>(Credit: M Rogers)

We hope by now most people have heard about and are aware of the Asian citrus psyllid (ACP), a...

Posted on Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 8:45 AM
Tags: ACP (29), Asian Citrus Psyllid (29), citrus (17), disease (35), Grafton-Cardwell (13), HLB (25), huanglongbing (34), invasive (30), pest (79), trees (11), UC IPM (210)

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