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Dark Rover Ant: Current Status in California

Figure 1. Dark rover ant (Credit: Siavash Taravati, UC IPM)

[From the Fall 2018 issue of UC IPM's Green Bulletin newsletter] The dark rover ant (Brachymyrmex...

Posted on Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 10:42 AM
Tags: ant (1), invasive (42), pest management professional (2), rover (1), structural (2), Taravati (3), UC IPM (257)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Using Seaweed to Kill Argentine Ants

Fig 1. Argentine ants feeding on green or red hydrogels to demonstrate liquid bait uptake. (Credit: J-W Tay, UC Riverside)

[From the Spring issue of the UC IPM Green Bulletin] Argentine ants can be a damaging ant pest...

Posted on Tuesday, June 19, 2018 at 8:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Wrapping Up California Invasive Species Action Week

Huanglongbing, the disease carried by the Asian citrus psyllid, causes asymmetrical yellow mottling of leaves and odd shape and greening of fruit. (Credit: Dr. Susan E. Halbert)

This week, we put the spotlight on invasive species and how these non-native plants, animals, and...

Posted on Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Invasive Spotlight: Red Imported Fire Ant

Red imported fire ant. (Credit: Bugwood.org)

The red imported fire ant, or RIFA for short, is no ordinary red ant. This invasive pest lives up...

White pustules from red imported fire ant sting. (Credit: Texas Agricultural Extension Service)
White pustules from red imported fire ant sting. (Credit: Texas Agricultural Extension Service)

White pustules from red imported fire ant sting. (Credit: Texas Agricultural Extension Service)

Southern fire ant fire ant worker with red head and thorax and dark abdomen. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)
Southern fire ant fire ant worker with red head and thorax and dark abdomen. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Southern fire ant fire ant worker with red head and thorax and dark abdomen. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Posted on Friday, June 8, 2018 at 10:00 PM
Tags: bite (0), CDFA (0), invasive species (0), nurseries (0), pest (0), red imported fire ant (0), RIFA (0), southern California (0), sting (0), UC IPM (0), venom (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden
 
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