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Bug Bombs—Dangerous and Not Always Effective

Figure 1. Many brands of total release foggers or

Insecticide foggers, also known as total release foggers or “bug bombs” (Figure 1), are...

Posted on Sunday, December 27, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bed bug (0), Blecker (0), cockroaches (0), fogger (0), home (0), insecticide (0), Messenger-Sikes (0), pesticide (0), pesticide safety (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Invasive Spotlight: Brown Marmorated Stink Bug

Adult (top) and mature nymph of the brown marmorated stink bug.<br>(Credit: S Ausmus)

Stink bugs are common pests in gardens but the brown marmorated stink bug, or BMSB, is of...

Posted on Monday, June 8, 2020 at 9:00 PM
Focus Area Tags: Agriculture, Natural Resources, Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Eat a Bug for Giving Tuesday?

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#GivingTuesday is November 27! Want to know how you can support the work we do here at the UC...

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Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Giving Tuesday UC IPM

Posted on Monday, November 26, 2018 at 9:57 PM
Tags: bug (6), donate (3), eat (1), Farrar (1), gift (1), GivingTuesday (3), pest (105), UC ANR (2), UC IPM (287)

Easter Egg Hunt Answers

Harlequin bug. (Photo: Jack Kelly Clark)

Yesterday we posted an “Easter egg hunt” challenge, and as promised, here are the adult...

Posted on Tuesday, March 27, 2018 at 3:00 PM
Tags: beneficial (16), bug (6), Easter (6), egg (1), hunt (6), insect (12), pest (105), spider (11), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Ladybug, Ladybug, Fly Away Home!

A lady beetle positions itself on a tropical milkweed leaf, poised for flight. (Kathy Keatley Garvey)

Ladybug!  Ladybug!Fly away home.Your house is on fireAnd your children are gone. How many...

Posted on Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 3:43 PM
Tags: beetle (0), IPM (0), lady bug (0), natural enemies (0), statewide (0)

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