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Beneficial Predator Spotlight: Lacewings

Green lacewing life cycle. [J.K. Clark]

Last week, we discussed some common beneficial predators that help control pests on garden and...

Posted on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at 7:00 AM
Tags: beneficial (2), garden (5), lacewing (1), landscape (6), natural enemies (1), pests (41), predator (1), UC IPM (19)

What's That Beetle in My Roses?

Adult hoplia beetle and feeding damage. [J.K.Clark]

If you grow roses, you might be noticing damage on the flowers caused by hoplia beetles (Hoplia...

Posted on Monday, April 24, 2017 at 11:48 AM
Tags: beetle (4), bug (1), chafer (3), grubs (4), hoplia (2), Japanese (2), management (3), nonchemical (1), pests (41), petal (1), rose (1), roses (1), UC IPM (19)

Make Earth Day Every Day - Use IPM!

Gardens can be beautiful using IPM. [E. Zagory]

Every April, we celebrate Earth Day and think about ways we can help make our planet healthier. One...

Posted on Friday, April 21, 2017 at 10:35 PM
Tags: April (1), beneficial (2), Earth Day (1), environment (1), health. (1), integrated pest management (2), IPM (10), pesticides (5), pests (41), science (1), UC IPM (19)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Culex mosquito biting through human skin. [J.K. Clark]

April 16-22 has been declared West Nile Virus and Mosquito Vector Control Awareness week by the...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Tags: awareness (3), bite (1), mosquito (1), pests (41), prevention. (1), repellent (1), UC IPM (19), vector control (1), west nile virus (1)

Boxelder Bugs

Boxelder bug adult and nymphs. [J.K.Clark]

If you are seeing black and red bugs scurrying about near trees and buildings, they may be boxelder...

Posted on Monday, April 3, 2017 at 9:43 AM
Tags: boxelder (1), bugs (2), insects (7), maple (1), nuisance (2), pests (41), spring (1), UC IPM (19)

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