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Posts Tagged: Pest Notes

Reduce Soil Pests with Sunlight

Clear plastic is laid over planting beds to elevate soil temperatures. (Credit: K Windbiel-Rojas)

Soil solarization is a method home gardeners and farmers can use to manage soilborne pests such as...

Posted on Monday, June 3, 2019 at 9:38 AM
Tags: control (37), disease (30), garden (27), heat (1), IPM (54), management (26), pest management (18), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), soil (3), solarization (2), Stapleton (2), UC IPM (189), weeds (19)

Answers: It's a Trap!

Pheramone trap for Indian meal moths (Credit: CA Reynolds)

Here are the answers to the traps pictured in yesterday's blog post. How did you do? Let us know in...

Posted on Saturday, May 4, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: Asian citrus psyllid (28), clothes moths (5), ground squirrel (6), IPM (54), management (26), pest (73), pest management (18), Pest Notes (58), pests (52), traps (5), tree squirrel (5), UC IPM (189), yellowjackets (4)

Ground Squirrels: Furry Foes

Adult California ground squirrel. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

  Although they're small, cute, and furry, ground squirrels can be a real pest for California...

Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:48 PM
Tags: Baldwin (3), control (37), Dimson (2), disease (30), garden (27), ground squirrel (6), landscape (25), management (26), pest (73), Pest Notes (58), public health (3), Quinn (11), rodent (4), UC IPM (189)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

How to Prevent Weeds in Landscapes

Mixed planting of woody and herbaceous perennials. (Credit: Petr Kosina, UCIPM)

[Originally published as "Managing Weeds in Landscapes" published in the Fall 2018 issue of the...

Posted on Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at 2:54 PM
Tags: garden (27), IPM (54), landscape (25), pest (73), pest management (18), Pest Notes (58), UC IPM (189), weeds (19), Wilen (11)

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 (73), Pest Notes (58), travel (2), UC IPM (189)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

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