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Amazon Fined for Selling Illegal Pesticides

A retail shelf showing various pesticide containers. (Photo: Cheryl A. Reynolds)

Online marketplace Amazon.com was recently fined $1.2 million by the United States Environmental...

Posted on Thursday, March 8, 2018 at 1:55 PM
Tags: Amazon.com (1), environmental protection agency (2), EPA (8), fines (1), illegal (2), marketplace (1), pesticides (26), training (14), UC IPM (202), violations (1)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Zika Virus

Adult female mosquito, Aedes egypti. [J. Gathany]

The Zika virus is spread to people mainly through the bite of an infected mosquito, mostly Aedes...

Posted on Thursday, March 2, 2017 at 5:11 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (5), CDC (4), Centers for Disease Control (3), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (4), EPA (8), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), Picardin (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (202), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (7)

Zika, Mosquitoes, and Repellents

Adult female mosquit, Aedes aegypti. [J. Gathany, CDC.]

[From the August 2016 issue of the UC IPM Retail Newsletter] Concerns over the Zika virus have...

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Posted on Thursday, August 25, 2016 at 2:08 PM
Tags: Aedes aegypti (2), albopictus (2), bites (5), CDC (4), Centers for Disease Control (3), Consumer Reports (2), DEET (4), EPA (8), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), mosquitoes (8), Picardin (3), repellent (7), UCIPM (67), virus (2), West Nile (2), Zika (7)

EPA Proposes New Rules for Pesticide Applicators

Pesticide application. [J.K. Clark]

[From the December 2015 issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] On August 5, 2015, EPA released a...

Posted on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at 8:48 AM

New reference booklet available for pesticide applicators: Understanding Pesticide Labels for Making Proper Applications

Following pesticide labels helps applicators avoid illegal residues.

The UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program (UC IPM) put together a 26-page card set in...

Posted on Friday, December 25, 2015 at 2:55 PM
Tags: applicators (1), cheryl reynolds (1), DPR (17), EPA (8), pesticides (26), UC IPM (202)

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