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Mosquitoes in Garden Centers

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This article was written for the UC IPM Retail Nursery and Garden Center News, a publication...

Posted on Monday, September 17, 2018 at 2:17 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Drain After the Rain

Reduce breeding habitats for mosquitoes by dumping standing water from flower pots or storing them upside down so they do not collect water.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Whether you're having a backyard barbecue or enjoying outdoor activities as the weather warms...

Posted on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 7:15 AM
Tags: bite (10), control (40), DEET (4), drain (1), integrated pest management (8), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquito (13), pest management (21), Picaridin (1), rain (3), repellent (7), UC IPM (202), West Nile virus (7)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Credit: Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Warming temperatures combined with late spring rains create ideal conditions for mosquitoes to...

Posted on Monday, April 16, 2018 at 2:02 PM
Tags: 2018 (1), awareness (8), bites (5), mosquitoes (8), protect (4), repellent (7), UC IPM (202), vector (1), West Nile Virus (7)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Warm Weather Helps Prolong West Nile Virus Risk

Western encephalitis mosquito. (Joseph Berger, Bugwood.org)

Summer may be over, but continued warm weather means that mosquitoes are still active. So far this...

Posted on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:38 AM
Tags: DEET (4), illness (1), lemon eucalyptus (4), mosquitoes (8), picardin (3), UC IPM (202), West Nile virus (7)

Mosquito and West Nile Virus Awareness Week

Culex mosquito biting through human skin. [J.K. Clark]

April 16-22 has been declared West Nile Virus and Mosquito Vector Control Awareness week by the...

Posted on Monday, April 17, 2017 at 4:44 PM
Tags: awareness (8), bite (10), mosquito (13), pests (57), prevention. (1), repellent (7), UC IPM (202), vector control (1), west nile virus (7)

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