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Posts Tagged: Pest Notes

Rodent Awareness Week

rodent awareness infographic

Rodent Awareness Week (October 18-24) is a campaign created by the National Pest Management...

Posted on Tuesday, October 20, 2020 at 3:16 PM
Tags: house mouse (5), pest (105), pest management (66), pest notes (94), rats (15), rodent (10), UC IPM (277)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (41), integrated pest management (15), landscape (50), Messenger-Sikes (3), Pest Notes (94), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (277), Windbiel-Rojas (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Itching and Infestations: Explaining the Unexplained

Person scratching from an itching sensation (Credit: AJ Sikes)

Most of us have experienced itchy skin from a biting insect at least once in our lives. Insects and...

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: attacking (1), bite (18), bites (6), crawling (1), infestation (7), insect bite (1), itching (1), Lynn Kimsey (1), Mussen (2), pest (105), Pest Notes (94), Robert Kimsey (1), UC IPM (277)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Pokeweed: A Growing Weed Problem

Pokeweed seedlings (Credit: C Elmore)

American pokeweed is a large weedy shrub also known as pokeberry, American nightshade, poke salad,...

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2020 at 4:49 PM
Tags: herbicide (10), integrated pest management (15), landscape (50), Oneto (3), Pest Notes (94), pokeweed (1), UC IPM (277), weeds (29)
Focus Area Tags: Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Popular Pandemic Pest Notes

UC IPM Pest Notes

Pest Notes are UC IPM publications written for people who want information about pests in homes,...

Posted on Monday, August 31, 2020 at 2:32 PM
Tags: aphids (10), carpet beetles (5), fungus gnat (3), gophers (6), ground squirrel (7), mealybugs (5), peach leaf curl (7), Pest Notes (94), scales (5), thrips (5), UC IPM (277), whiteflies (6)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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