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Distinguishing Between Crab, Body, and Head Lice

Figure 1. Species of lice found on humans.

Human lice (singular “louse”) are parasitic insects found on people. Adult lice are...

Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM
Tags: head lice (3), health (4), lice (2), parasites (3), pest management (68), public health (9), Taravati (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures with Microwave Technology

Figure 1: Western drywood termite (<i>Incisitermes minor</i>) immatures. (Credit: S. Taravati)

Western drywood termites (Incisitermes minor, Figure 1) are an important pest of structural wood in...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: control (54), damage (17), household (7), indoor pests (6), pest (105), Taravati (4), termites (10), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Dark Rover Ant: Current Status in California

Figure 1. Dark rover ant (Credit: Siavash Taravati, UC IPM)

[From the Fall 2018 issue of UC IPM's Green Bulletin newsletter] The dark rover ant (Brachymyrmex...

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10:42 AM
Tags: ant (1), invasive (44), pest management professional (2), rover (1), structural (2), Taravati (4), UC IPM (280)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Stinky and Uninvited Winter Visitors

Brown marmorated stink bug adult (top) and nymph (bottom). [A. Ausmus]

Brown marmorated stink bug (BMSB), Halyomorpha halys, is an invasive pest native to East Asia...

Posted on Sunday, January 24, 2016 at 5:05 PM
  • Author: Siavash Taravati
Tags: BMSB (7), Halyomorpha (1), marmorated (3), stink bug (3), Taravati (4), UCIPM (72)

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