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Posts Tagged: Pest Notes

Bed Bug-Free Holiday Hosting (Part 2)

Bed bug detector under furniture. (Credit: DH Choe)

Holidays are a time for welcoming family and friends. But what if your loved ones accidentally...

Posted on Wednesday, December 11, 2019 at 12:30 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), bite (12), monitor (5), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), prevention (7), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (210), vacation (3), vacuum (1), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Bed Bug-Free Holiday Travel (Part 1)

Egg, immature bed bugs, adult bed bugs (Credit: DH Choe)

Tis the season for holiday travel. As you make reservations for rental accommodations to visit...

Posted on Sunday, December 8, 2019 at 1:00 PM
Tags: bed bugs (18), bite (12), hotel (4), monitor (5), motel (2), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), prevention (7), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (210), vacation (3), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Oh Deer!

Mule deer (Credit: WP Gorenzel)

The sight of deer in the wild can be delightful but when these animals invade your garden,...

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: damage (14), deer (2), exclusion (5), garden (31), landscape (34), pest (79), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), Timm (2), UC IPM (210), vertebrate (2), wildlife (9)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Centipedes and Millipedes

A centipede (above) and millipede side by side. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Centipedes and millipedes are most often seen in yards and gardens, sometimes finding their way...

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Tags: arthropod (1), centipede (2), millipede (2), pest management (28), Pest Notes (69), UC IPM (210), Windbiel-Rojas (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Nonchemical Alternatives for Weed Management

Creeping woodsorrel, <i>Oxalis corniculata</i><br>(Credit: JM DiTomaso)

Weeds in the landscape can be tough to manage. But there are many options for weed management using...

Posted on Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 4:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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