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Carpet Beetles in the Home

Adult varied carpet beetle on a flower. (Credit: DH Choe)

Like many, you have probably been doing extra cleaning around the house lately. Have you been...

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: carpet beetles (0), damage (0), Dong-Hwan Choe (0), home (0), pest management (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using hydrogels to develop a yellowjacket bait

Figure 1. Western yellowjacket baiting with the hydrogel bait. After a short handling behavior on the bait, yellowjackets flew away with a small piece of the hydrogel bait. (Credit: DH Choe)

Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps...

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: bait (0), bite (0), Campbell (0), control (0), Dong-Hwan Choe (0), fipronil (0), Michael Rust (0), nuisance (0), pest management (0), pests (0), sting (0), UC IPM (0), yellowjackets (0)
Focus Area Tags: Innovation, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Cockroaches! Updated Pest Notes

Female German cockroach with ootheca. (Credit: DH Choe)

Cockroaches, or roaches, are probably some of the least welcome insects people encounter in their...

Posted on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 at 2:00 PM
Tags: building (0), cockroaches (0), control (0), Dong-Hwan Choe (0), indoor pests (0), insects (0), management (0), Michael Rust (0), Pest Notes (0), pests (0), structural (0), Sutherland (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using Seaweed to Kill Argentine Ants

Fig 1. Argentine ants feeding on green or red hydrogels to demonstrate liquid bait uptake. (Credit: J-W Tay, UC Riverside)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Argentine ants can be a damaging ant pest...

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Bed bug eradication requires tenant cooperation

Bed bugs go back to their hiding places after eating a blood meal. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

To successfully eliminate bed bugs, pest management professionals (PMPs) say they need the...

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:59 PM
Tags: bed bugs (19), bedbugs (3), Hwan-Choe (1), Pest Notes (95), Sutherland (12)

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