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Posts Tagged: cockroaches

Bug Bombs—Dangerous and Not Always Effective

Figure 1. Many brands of total release foggers or

Insecticide foggers, also known as total release foggers or “bug bombs” (Figure 1), are...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bed bug (1), Blecker (2), cockroaches (11), fogger (2), home (9), insecticide (3), Messenger-Sikes (3), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Quarantine Baking and Kitchen Pests

Indian meal moth adult in wheat flour. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As many people you know have turned to baking during quarantine, it is likely that ingredients such...

Posted on Tuesday, June 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), clutter (4), cockroaches (11), mice (10), pantry (8), pest management (68), prevention (14), rats (16), rodents (10), sanitation (6), storage (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Food, Health, Pest Management

Spring Cleaning for Pest Prevention

A clothes moth larva with its feeding case attached. (Credit: DH Choe)

Spring has arrived and with many Californians at home due to local coronavirus directives, now...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), carpet beetles (5), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (11), fleas (2), mice (10), pantry (8), pest management (68), prevention (14), raccoons (4), rats (16), rodents (10), sanitation (6), spiders (6), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (11), household (7), indoor pests (6), mice (10), pantry (8), pest (105), pest management (68), prevention (14), rats (16), termites (10), tree squirrel (7), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Cockroaches! Updated Pest Notes

Female German cockroach with ootheca. (Credit: DH Choe)

Cockroaches, or roaches, are probably some of the least welcome insects people encounter in their...

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Tags: building (3), cockroaches (11), control (54), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), indoor pests (6), insects (18), management (42), Michael Rust (2), Pest Notes (95), pests (64), structural (2), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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