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Posts Tagged: beneficial insects

Flies in Prime Time

Adult house flies mating (Credit: LL Strand)

We don't often find flies such a popular topic of conversation, but given recent events, we'd like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

How to Catch a Spider

spider salticidae I-AR-PHID-AD.004

While you are home working, learning, or relaxing, you may have noticed a few other critters...

Posted on Wednesday, September 30, 2020 at 10:16 AM
Tags: beneficial (15), beneficial insects (8), natural enemies (14), predator (4), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (281), video (12)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Beneficial Insects Don't Rest on Labor Day

Convergent lady beetle adult.<br>(Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Beneficial insects can provide a lot of support in the garden. Natural enemies, which include...

Posted on Wednesday, September 2, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Environment, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Visit UC IPM at Picnic Day 2019!

Convergent Lady Beetle Adult (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

This Saturday, April 13th, is the annual Picnic Day celebration at UC Davis. Join the UC Statewide...

Posted on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 at 3:02 PM
Tags: beneficial insects (8), lady beetles (3), ladybugs (2), Picnic Day (4), UC Davis (5), UC IPM (281)
Focus Area Tags: Family, 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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