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Posts Tagged: Pest Notes

Don't let the bed bugs bite

As I sit in my hotel room tonight and work from atop my bed, I thought it would be useful to share...

Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:24 PM
Tags: bed bugs (16), bedbugs (3), check (1), hotel (3), pest (63), Pest Notes (54), travel (2), UC IPM (171)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Managing Weedy Grasses

Fig 1. Large crabgrass. (Credit: Clyde Elmore)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] “I hate...

Posted on Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bermudagrass (1), control (30), crabgrass (1), dallisgrass (1), herbicide (5), management (22), Pest Notes (54), Roncoroni (2), weeds (17)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Japanese Dodder

Spaghettilike stems of Japanese dodder growing on a tree. (Credit: Vince Guise)

When people think of parasites, often what comes to mind are blood-sucking insects like bed bugs,...

Posted on Wednesday, June 6, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: California (25), dodder (1), invasive (29), Japanese (3), mistletoe (2), parasitic plant (2), pest management (6), Pest Notes (54), UC IPM (171)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wild Pigs

Wild pigs drinking and swimming in a cattle water trough. (Credit: Grant Canova-Parker)

It may surprise you to learn that California is home to invasive wild pigs, also called feral hogs...

Posted on Monday, June 4, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Tags: disease (28), domestic livestock (1), economic damage (2), feral (3), pathogens (5), pest notes (54), pests (50), UC IPM (171), wild pigs (3)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Dealing with Snails and Slugs in the Garden

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Snails and slugs can be destructive pests in gardens and landscapes when they devour entire...

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Immature gray garden slug on strawberries. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 1:18 PM
Tags: damage (11), Flint (3), garden (22), landscape (22), Pest Notes (54), pests (50), plants (9), slugs (4), snails (4), UC IPM (171), vegetables (1), Wilen (10)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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