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Posts Tagged: pest management

Outdoor Baiting for Cockroaches

Figure 3. Turkestan cockroaches attracted to spilled food. (Credit: A Sutherland)

Two species of Blatta cockroaches can be common peridomestic pests in California, including the...

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 8:58 AM
Tags: bait (4), cockroaches (6), pest (74), pest management (20), pest management professionals (4), public health (4), school (3), Sutherland (9), trapping (3), traps (6), UC IPM (191)

UC IPM Celebrating 40 Years

UC IPM Staff in 2018 (Credit: Marty Martino)

The University of California Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) is celebrating...

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 (10), control (37), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (7), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), pest management (20), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (191), West Nile virus (7)

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (37), disease (30), garden (27), heat (1), IPM (54), management (27), pest management (20), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (191), weeds (19)

Brown Recluse Spiders? Not in California!

Adult brown recluse spider, <i>Loxosceles reclusa</i>. (Credit: R Vetter)

If you were to ask an audience of more than a few people if they or anyone they know has ever seen...

Posted on Saturday, May 18, 2019 at 1:20 PM
Tags: bite (10), brown recluse (2), california (27), pest management (20), spider (9), UC IPM (191)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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