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Posts Tagged: pest notes

Stay Away from Stinging Insects

honey bee I-HY-AMEL-AD.020

The last weeks of summer are here and many are maximizing time outdoors, whether in yards, parks,...

Posted on Thursday, August 6, 2020 at 9:54 AM
Tags: bees (7), honey bee (8), pest (95), Pest Notes (84), sting (3), summer (9), video (11), wasp (3), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Rats in the Garden

Rat damage on tomato. (Credit: B Messenger-Sikes)

If you are growing tomatoes in your garden, you may not be the only vertebrate going for your hard...

Posted on Tuesday, August 4, 2020 at 3:18 PM
Tags: garden (37), management (40), pest management (49), Pest Notes (84), rats (13), rodent (8), tomato (4), trapping (5), traps (8)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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

Masks and Covers in the Garden

Juvenile racoon (Credit: L Fitzhugh)

These days, most people are wearing masks when out in public for personal protection for themselves...

Posted on Wednesday, July 8, 2020 at 11:07 AM
Tags: beetle (12), grub (1), leafroller (2), Pest Notes (84), pests (61), raccoons (4), scales (4), UC IPM (248)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stars and Stripes

Yellow starthistle flower<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

While many of you are preparing for the 4th of July holiday, we at UC IPM are also thinking about...

Posted on Wednesday, July 1, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), Dandelion (3), holiday (3), mosquito (17), pest (95), pest management (49), Pest Notes (84), poison oak (5), raccoons (4), UC IPM (248), vertebrate (3), video (11), weeds (27), yellow starthistle (2), yellowjackets (7)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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