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Posts Tagged: bite

Detecting and Controlling Biting Mites Within Structures

Figure 1. Adult tropical rat mite. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

Most pest management professionals have served clients who swore they were being bitten by unseen...

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: bite (18), chickens (2), mite (3), pest (105), pest management (77), pest notes (98), rodent (11), Sutherland (12), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Spiders!

Adult yellow sac spider (Credit: R Vetter)

October is a perfect time to talk about spiders! People decorate for Halloween with scary images of...

Posted on Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 3:41 PM
Tags: beneficial (16), bite (18), garden (43), home (10), IPM (63), landscape (51), natural enemies (16), pest management (77), Pest Notes (98), spider (11), spiders (6), UC IPM (287), Vetter (5)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Itching and Infestations: Explaining the Unexplained

Person scratching from an itching sensation (Credit: AJ Sikes)

Most of us have experienced itchy skin from a biting insect at least once in our lives. Insects and...

Posted on Thursday, October 1, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: attacking (1), bite (18), bites (6), crawling (1), infestation (7), insect bite (1), itching (1), Lynn Kimsey (1), Mussen (2), pest (105), Pest Notes (98), Robert Kimsey (1), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Mosquitoes: what’s the buzz?

Culex mosquito larvae. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As summer quickly approaches and we find ourselves getting outside a bit more, remember to take...

Posted on Thursday, June 4, 2020 at 9:21 AM
Tags: bite (18), insects (18), mosquito (17), mosquitoes (10), public health (10), repellent (9), summer (9), UC IPM (287), vector (3), West Nile virus (9), Zika (9)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (18), crane flies (4), eater (2), hawk (3), insects (18), lawn (10), mosquito (17), Pest Notes (98), turfgrass (4), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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