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IPM for Super Bowl Snacks

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With the Super Bowl coming up this weekend, you may be planning delicious snacks to enjoy while...

Posted on Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 5:00 PM
Tags: food (2), pest management (68), UC IPM (280), vegetables (7)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Groundhogs and Other Burrowing Rodents

Adult pocket gopher (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Annually on February 2, groundhogs get a lot of coverage. Groundhogs, also known as woodchucks,...

Posted on Tuesday, February 2, 2021 at 4:18 PM
Tags: gophers (7), ground squirrel (8), groundhog (1), moles (2), pest management (68), Pest Notes (95), rats (16), rodent (11), UC IPM (280), voles (2)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Unwanted Indoor Critters? There's a Pest Notes For That!

Figure 1. Confused flour beetle (Credit: Clemson University)

While we continue to spend more time than usual indoors, you may have noticed a few unexpected...

Posted on Sunday, January 17, 2021 at 1:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Distinguishing Between Crab, Body, and Head Lice

Figure 1. Species of lice found on humans.

Human lice (singular “louse”) are parasitic insects found on people. Adult lice are...

Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM
Tags: head lice (3), health (4), lice (2), parasites (3), pest management (68), public health (9), Taravati (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Detecting and Controlling Biting Mites Within Structures

Figure 1. Adult tropical rat mite. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Most pest management professionals have served clients who swore they were being bitten by unseen...

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: bite (18), chickens (2), mite (3), pest (105), pest management (68), pest notes (95), rodent (11), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

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