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Posts Tagged: cockroaches

Swarms Visit the UC IPM Booth

UC IPM staff Belinda Messenger-Sikes interacting with public. (Credit: Chinh Lam)

Last Saturday, UC IPM staff greeted a swarm of visitors at their Picnic Day booth. Picnic Day, UC...

Posted on Friday, April 27, 2018 at 8:03 AM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Retiring entomologist will be missed

Vernard Lewis.

He built a villa for termites, delighted school children with giant cockroaches, did...

Posted on Tuesday, July 18, 2017 at 5:08 PM

Reduce Clutter to Reduce Pests

Female German cockroach with egg case. [J.K. Clark]

Most of us have clutter we've hidden away in closets, drawers, garages, or in other storage space....

Posted on Monday, May 22, 2017 at 9:38 AM
Tags: bed bugs (3), clothes moths (2), clutter (2), cockroaches (5), mice (2), pantry (2), pests (3), rats (2), rodents (2), sanitation (1), spiders (1), storage (1), UC IPM (4)

World Packrat Day and Pests


May 17 is World Packrat Day, a designated date for those who revel in collecting and keeping large...

Posted on Monday, May 16, 2016 at 10:26 PM
Tags: bed bugs (3), clothes moths (2), clutter (2), cockroaches (5), harbor (1), infestation (1), mice (2), pantry (2), pests (3), rats (2), UC IPM (4), world packrat day (1)

California drought may be causing shifts in pest behavior

Male and female adult oriental cockroaches [UC IPM]

This summer, the media frequently reported an increase in the density of pests in the home and...

Posted on Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 8:54 AM
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