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Top Ten Pest Notes of 2019

Foliage damaged by leaf curl. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

At some point, all of us encounter a pest in our home, garden, or landscape. But you're not alone!...

Posted on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: aphids (9), carpet beetles (2), control (45), fungus gnats (2), ground squirrels (1), management (34), mealybugs (4), opossum (2), peach leaf curl (6), pest management (31), pest notes (72), scales (3), thrips (4), UC IPM (217), whiteflies (5)

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 (3), cockroaches (8), control (45), Dong-Hwan Choe (2), indoor pests (3), insects (14), management (34), Michael Rust (1), Pest Notes (72), pests (58), structural (2), Sutherland (10), UC IPM (217)

Underneath the Mistletoe

Foliage and fruit of broadleaf mistletoe.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Mistletoe is a familiar sight of the season, often found wrapped in ribbon and hung for certain...

Posted on Sunday, December 15, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: control (45), holiday (2), ipm (59), landscape (35), mistletoe (3), parasitic plant (3), pest (82), Pest Notes (72), plants (10), trees (12), UC IPM (217), winter (8)

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 (31), Pest Notes (72), prevention (8), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (217), 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 (31), Pest Notes (72), prevention (8), Quick Tips (2), travel (4), UC IPM (217), vacation (3), video (9)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

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