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Posts Tagged: UC IPM

How to Use Pesticides Safely

Reading a pesticide label prior to purchasing.

February is a month where we celebrate and acknowledge many things: Black History Month,...

Posted on Wednesday, February 17, 2021 at 11:00 AM
Tags: disposal (2), February (1), garden (42), home (9), label (7), personal protective equipment (8), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), pesticides (32), PPE (9), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

IPM for Super Bowl Snacks

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With the Super Bowl coming up this weekend, you may be planning delicious snacks to enjoy while...

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Tags: food (2), pest management (68), UC IPM (280), vegetables (7)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Groundhogs and Other Burrowing Rodents

Adult pocket gopher (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Annually on February 2, groundhogs get a lot of coverage. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks,...

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:18 PM
Tags: gophers (7), ground squirrel (8), groundhog (1), moles (2), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), rats (16), rodent (11), UC IPM (280), voles (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Californians get advice to stop bed bugs

Adult bed bugs are oval, wingless, about 1/5 inch long, and rusty red or mahogany in color. (Credit: Dong-Hwan Choe)

Bed bugs can hitch rides on secondhand furniture, luggage, backpacks and other personal items to...

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 2:50 PM
Tags: bed bugs (19), Kan-Rice (2), online course (2), public health (9), Sutherland (12), training (15), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Unwanted Indoor Critters? There's a Pest Notes For That!

Figure 1. Confused flour beetle (Credit: Clemson University)

While we continue to spend more time than usual indoors, you may have noticed a few unexpected...

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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