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Rats in the Garden

Rat damage on tomato. (Credit: B Messenger-Sikes)

If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, you may not be the only vertebrate going for your hard...

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3:18 PM
Tags: garden (37), management (40), pest management (49), Pest Notes (84), rats (13), rodent (8), tomato (4), trapping (5), traps (8)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Report Unsolicited Seeds to APHIS

Unlabeled seeds from unsolicited packages.

Have you had unexpected seeds show up in the mail? Unknown seeds could be invasive plants, contain...

Posted on Tuesday, July 28, 2020 at 5:26 PM
Tags: invasive (0), pest management (0), plants (0), press release (0), regulations (0), seed (0), USDA (0)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (0), Dandelion (0), holiday (0), mosquito (0), pest (0), pest management (0), Pest Notes (0), poison oak (0), raccoons (0), UC IPM (0), vertebrate (0), video (0), weeds (0), yellow starthistle (0), yellowjackets (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Brooms

French broom, <i>Genista monspessulana</i>, invading a hillside near Bodega Bay, California. (Credit: B Rice)

Brooms are shrubs which were originally planted in California as ornamentals and for erosion...

Posted on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: brooms (2), DiTomaso (5), invasive (40), invasive species action week (5), Kyser (3), landscape (43), management (40), Oneto (2), pest management (49), Pest Notes (84), plants (13), UC IPM (248), weed science (4), weeds (27)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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