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Posts Tagged: Beneficial Insects

Flies in Prime Time

Adult house flies mating (Credit: LL Strand)

We don't often find flies such a popular topic of conversation, but given recent events, we'd like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

How to Catch a Spider

spider salticidae I-AR-PHID-AD.004

While you are home working, learning, or relaxing, you may have noticed a few other critters...

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:16 AM
Tags: beneficial (15), beneficial insects (8), natural enemies (14), predator (4), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (268), video (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Visit UC IPM at Picnic Day 2019!

Convergent Lady Beetle Adult (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This Saturday, April 13th, is the annual Picnic Day celebration at UC Davis. Join the UC Statewide...

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Tags: beneficial insects (8), lady beetles (3), ladybugs (2), Picnic Day (4), UC Davis (5), UC IPM (268)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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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