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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
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (2), indoor pests (5), infestation (6), insect (11), integrated pest management (10), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (84), pesticide (23), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Mosquito Prevention

Adult <i>Aedes aegypti</i> mosquito.<br>(Credit: James Gathany, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention)

With recent rains in many parts of California and the weather warming up, it's time once again to...

Posted on Friday, April 10, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: Eldridge (1), insect (11), integrated pest management (10), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), Pest Notes (84), repellent (9), UC IPM (248), vector (3), Walton (1), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Virtual Easter Egg Hunt

Green stink bug egg cluster. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

For the last two years, UC IPM has shared an Easter egg photo quiz with insect and spider eggs...

Posted on Wednesday, April 8, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (12), Easter (6), eggs (4), hunt (5), insect (11), pest (95), pest management (49), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Family, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

HLB Detections in Corona Expand Quarantine in Portions Of Riverside, Orange And San Bernardino Counties

This blotchy yellowing of citrus tree leaves is an early sign of Huanglongbing and will worsen as the disease develops in the tree. (Photo courtesy of CitrusInsider.org)

The California Department of Food and Agriculture has declared a quarantine following the detection...

Posted on Friday, December 20, 2019 at 4:07 PM
Tags: acp (31), Asian citrus psyllid (31), citrus (18), disease (41), HLB (27), huanglongbing (35), insect (11), invasive (40), pest (95), quarantine (10), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Economic Development, Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Detection of Citrus Disease Triggers Quarantine in San Bernardino and Los Angeles Counties


A quarantine has been declared following the detection of the citrus disease Huanglongbing (HLB),...


Posted on Tuesday, November 26, 2019 at 11:46 PM
Tags: ACP (31), Asian (1), California (31), citrus (18), disease (41), HLB (27), insect (11), pest (95), psyllid (1)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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