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Ground Squirrels: Furry Foes

Adult California ground squirrel. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

  Although they're small, cute, and furry, ground squirrels can be a real pest for California...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:48 PM
Tags: Baldwin (4), control (40), Dimson (2), disease (32), garden (29), ground squirrel (6), landscape (31), management (30), pest (74), Pest Notes (64), public health (4), Quinn (11), rodent (5), UC IPM (202)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

The Truth About Termites

Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Spring is here which means pest activity is on the rise. Termites are one of the top pest concerns...

Termite Awarness Week Infographic
Termite Awarness Week Infographic

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:45 PM
Tags: control (40), damage (13), NPMA (1), pest (74), spring (3), termites (7), UC IPM (202)

Ant Control for Insect Pests on Citrus

Figure 1. Ants harvesting honeydew from Asian citrus psyllid nymphs. (Credit: E. Grafton-Cardwell, UCCE)

[This post has been modified from the article originally published in the Fall 2018 issue...

Posted on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 7:30 AM
Tags: ants (13), Asian citrus psyllid (28), citrus (15), control (40), Grafton-Cardwell (12), pest (74), pest management (21), tree (17), UC IPM (202)

Updated Landscape Weed Info

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Controlling weeds can be challenging to landscape professionals or home gardeners since landscapes...

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]
Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Mallow (cheeseweed). [Credit: Jack Kelly Clark]

Posted on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 at 10:53 AM
Tags: control (40), herbicide (7), IPM (57), landscape (31), manage (2), management (30), nonchemical (2), pest (74), plants (9), UC IPM (202), weeds (21), Wilen (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What is a pesticide?

Pesticides on shelf. (Credit: Anne Schellman)

When you hear the term “pesticide,” what comes to mind? Do you understand what...

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:19 AM
Tags: antimicrobial (1), control (40), Environmental Protection Agency (2), EPA (8), less toxic (1), organic (2), pest (74), pesticide (16), registration (1), UCIPM (67)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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