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Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: child care (5), children (3), Gouge (1), head lice (3), indoor pests (7), infestation (7), insect (12), integrated pest management (18), Leonard (1), Pest Notes (98), pesticide (25), schools (5), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Lawn Problems: Diseases Are Not Always To Blame

Figure 1. A healthy backyard lawn. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Your customers want their lawns to be beautiful and functional (Figure 1) but dead patches or other...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: abiotic (6), damage (18), disease (44), irrigation (5), lawn (10), lawns (6), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Murder Hornets! Everyone Calm Down

Asian Giant Hornet <i>V. mandarina</i><br>(Credit: Washington State Department of Agriculture)

First things first: "murder" hornets, or more correctly, the Asian giant hornet, have NOT been...

Posted on Wednesday, May 20, 2020 at 10:47 AM
Tags: honey bee (8), hornet (1), invasive (44), pest (105), UCIPM (72), wasp (3)
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Natural Resources, Pest Management

Online training courses and webinars available from UC Statewide Integrated Pest Management Program

protective eyewear

This spring if you are looking for options to obtain your continuing education units (CEUs) and not...

Posted on Sunday, April 12, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: courses (2), DPR (19), online (4), pesticide (25), pesticide applicators (3), renewal (3), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Spring Cleaning for Pest Prevention

A clothes moth larva with its feeding case attached. (Credit: DH Choe)

Spring has arrived and with many Californians at home due to local coronavirus directives, now...

Posted on Thursday, April 2, 2020 at 8:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), carpet beetles (6), clothes moths (6), clutter (4), cockroaches (11), fleas (2), mice (10), pantry (8), pest management (77), prevention (14), raccoons (4), rats (16), rodents (10), sanitation (6), spiders (6), storage (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Food, Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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