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Centipedes and Millipedes

A centipede (above) and millipede side by side. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Centipedes and millipedes are most often seen in yards and gardens, sometimes finding their way...

Posted on Monday, November 18, 2019 at 4:28 PM
Tags: arthropod (1), centipede (2), millipede (2), pest management (25), Pest Notes (67), UC IPM (207), Windbiel-Rojas (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

What to Wear When Using Pesticides

Figure 1. Safety glasses showing evidence of compliance with the designated “Z87” marked. (Credit: CA Reynolds)

When using any kind of pesticide, including herbicides, it's important to read the pesticide label...

Posted on Thursday, September 26, 2019 at 8:15 AM

When Familiar Pesticides Change

Figure 1. Product labels often look very similar even when the ingredients change. On the left is the product containing zeta-cypermethrin; the one on the right contains carbaryl.

[Modified from the original article in the Summer 2018 issue of the Retail Nursery and Garden...

Posted on Wednesday, August 29, 2018 at 9:21 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

New! Pocket-Sized Guide for Vegetable Pests

Vegetable Pest ID Cards.

While working outside, gardeners and farmers may discover pest problems they need to answer...

Posted on Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 11:00 PM
Tags: backyard (2), crops (1), farms (1), Flint (4), fruit (5), garden (30), melon (1), pest (78), pest management (25), pocket-sized (1), sustainable (1), Sutherland (9), UC IPM (207), vegetable (2), Windbiel-Rojas (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Kissing bugs are not your valentine

Adult western conenose bug, Triatoma protracta. (Credit: Justin Schmidt)

Conenose or ‘kissing bugs' (Triatoma spp.) are in the Reduviidae family, a group of insects...

Posted on Monday, February 12, 2018 at 9:11 AM
Tags: bites (5), bugs (5), Chagas disease (2), conenose (2), kissing (1), reduviidae (1), UC IPM (207), Windbiel-Rojas (5)
 
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