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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 (14), carpet beetles (3), clothes moths (6), clutter (3), cockroaches (9), fleas (2), mice (8), pantry (6), pest management (34), prevention (9), raccoons (2), rats (11), rodents (7), sanitation (4), spiders (4), storage (3), UCIPM (69)

UC IPM Resources for Landscape Professionals

Home landscape with woody mulch (Credit: Belinda Messenger Sikes)

[Originally published in the Winter 2019 issue of the Green Bulletin] What is UC IPM? UC IPM is a...

Posted on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 1:28 PM
Tags: integrated pest management (8), landscape (38), pesticide (20), PMP (3), professional (2), training (14), UCIPM (69), weed (11), Windbiel-Rojas (11)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

Reducing the Spread of Invasive Pests in Cut Wood

Figure 1. Firewood left behind from tree care operations can harbor pests. (Credit: Karey Windbiel-Rojas)

[Originally published in the Fall 2018 issue of the Green Bulletin. Modified slightly from...

Posted on Tuesday, November 6, 2018 at 2:41 PM
Tags: arborist (1), borer (4), disease (38), firewood (7), invasive (31), pest (87), tree (18), UCIPM (69)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What is a pesticide?

Pesticides on shelf. (Credit: Anne Schellman)

When you hear the term “pesticide,” what comes to mind? Do you understand what...

Posted on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 at 9:19 AM
Tags: antimicrobial (1), control (50), Environmental Protection Agency (2), EPA (8), less toxic (1), organic (2), pest (87), pesticide (20), registration (1), UCIPM (69)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Backyard Helpers

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Praying mantids are well-known predators we often see lurking around gardens, landscapes, and...

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Adult mantis. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Monday, September 10, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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