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Posts Tagged: Sutherland

Californians get advice to stop bed bugs

Adult bed bugs are oval, wingless, about 1/5 inch long, and rusty red or mahogany in color. (Credit: Dong-Hwan Choe)

Bed bugs can hitch rides on secondhand furniture, luggage, backpacks and other personal items to...

Posted on Wednesday, January 20, 2021 at 2:50 PM
Tags: bed bugs (19), Kan-Rice (2), online course (2), public health (9), Sutherland (12), training (15), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Detecting and Controlling Biting Mites Within Structures

Figure 1. Adult tropical rat mite. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Most pest management professionals have served clients who swore they were being bitten by unseen...

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: bite (18), chickens (2), mite (3), pest (105), pest management (68), pest notes (95), rodent (11), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

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 (11), control (54), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), indoor pests (6), insects (18), management (42), Michael Rust (2), Pest Notes (95), pests (64), structural (2), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Outdoor Baiting for Cockroaches

Figure 3. Turkestan cockroaches attracted to spilled food. (Credit: A Sutherland)

Two species of Blatta cockroaches can be common peridomestic pests in California, including the...

Posted on Wednesday, July 10, 2019 at 7:59 PM
Tags: bait (5), cockroaches (11), pest (105), pest management (68), pest management professionals (5), public health (9), school (3), Sutherland (12), trapping (5), traps (8), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

New! Pocket-Sized Guide for Vegetable Pests

Vegetable Pest ID Cards.

While working outside, gardeners and farmers may discover pest problems they need to answer...

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: backyard (2), crops (1), farms (1), Flint (4), fruit (8), garden (42), melon (1), pest (105), pest management (68), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (1), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (280), vegetable (2), Windbiel-Rojas (13)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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