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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 (4), pest (100), pest management (57), pest notes (90), rats (14), rodent (9), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Fall Weed Management in Lawns and Landscapes

Bermudagrass (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As the days get shorter and the temperatures begin to cool, now is the time to practice weed...

Posted on Wednesday, October 14, 2020 at 10:06 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Flies in Prime Time

Adult house flies mating (Credit: LL Strand)

We don't often find flies such a popular topic of conversation, but given recent events, we'd like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

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 (38), integrated pest management (14), landscape (46), Messenger-Sikes (2), Pest Notes (90), sooty mold (5), UC IPM (263), Windbiel-Rojas (12)
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 (16), bites (6), crawling (1), infestation (7), insect bite (1), itching (1), Lynn Kimsey (1), Mussen (2), pest (100), Pest Notes (90), Robert Kimsey (1), UC IPM (263)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

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