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Bug Bombs—Dangerous and Not Always Effective

Figure 1. Many brands of total release foggers or

Insecticide foggers, also known as total release foggers or “bug bombs” (Figure 1), are...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bed bug (1), Blecker (2), cockroaches (11), fogger (2), home (9), insecticide (3), Messenger-Sikes (3), pesticide (25), pesticide safety (12), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Finding Soot Afoot? It Could be Sooty Mold

Pomegranate leaves and fruit covered in sooty mold (Credit: D Carroll)

Sooty mold is a black fungal growth that looks like a layer of soot covering the leaves of a...

Posted on Tuesday, October 6, 2020 at 1:40 PM
Tags: disease (43), fungi (8), garden (42), integrated pest management (16), landscape (50), Messenger-Sikes (3), Pest Notes (95), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (281), Windbiel-Rojas (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

When Familiar Pesticides Change

Figure 1. Product labels often look very similar even when the ingredients change. On the left is the product containing zeta-cypermethrin; the one on the right contains carbaryl.

[Modified from the original article in the Summer 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden...

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:21 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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