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Spring Swarms

Honey bee swarm on fence. (Credit: D Wolfe)

While we are staying home during the pandemic, insects are most definitely not!  In fact, you...

Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), bees (7), control (54), honey bee swarms (2), honey bees (2), pest management (62), spring (4), swarm (2), termites (10), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures with Microwave Technology

Figure 1: Western drywood termite (<i>Incisitermes minor</i>) immatures. (Credit: S. Taravati)

Western drywood termites (Incisitermes minor, Figure 1) are an important pest of structural wood in...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: control (54), damage (17), household (7), indoor pests (5), pest (102), Taravati (3), termites (10), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Winter Pest Prevention in the Home

House mice prefer grains but will consume many different foods. (Credit: R Marsh)

It's often easier to prevent pests before they become a problem than to try and get rid of them...

Posted on Sunday, January 19, 2020 at 12:00 PM
Tags: cockroaches (10), household (7), indoor pests (5), mice (9), pantry (8), pest (102), pest management (62), prevention (13), rats (14), termites (10), tree squirrel (7), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, 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 (54), damage (17), NPMA (1), pest (102), spring (4), termites (10), UC IPM (268)

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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