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Do-It-Yourself Bed Bug Control?

Fig 1. Adult and nymph bed bugs. (D.-H. Choe)

[From the Summer issue of the UC IPM Retail Nursery & Garden Center News] Don't let the bed...

Posted on Friday, September 22, 2017 at 10:33 AM
Tags: bed bugs (1), bug bomb (1), control (17), infestation (1), insecticides (1), interceptor (1), mattress encasements (1), monitor (1), pesticide (3), pests (2), Sutherland (1), UC IPM (12)

What to do when Ants Invade

Odorous house ant. (Dong-Hwan Choe)

If you've ever had ants come indoors, you know what a nuisance they can be when they crawl across...

Posted on Monday, September 18, 2017 at 8:25 AM
Tags: ants (3), bait stations (1), control (17), pesticide (3), spraying (1), UC IPM (12)

Best Tips for Mosquito Protection

Mosquito larvae on the surface of water. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Record-breaking heat continues to scald California, leading many of us to water our landscapes...

Posted on Tuesday, September 5, 2017 at 10:30 AM
Tags: bites (1), control (17), management. (1), mosquito (2), mosquitoes (1), repellent (1), UC IPM (12)

No Good Deed Goes Unpunished

Lawn with weeds. (Cheryl Wilen)

[From the UC Weed Science blog] In what has been dubbed “dandelion-gate,” members of...

Posted on Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at 9:00 AM

Will Releasing Lady Beetles in Your Garden Control Aphids?

Convergent lady beetle eating an aphid. [J.K.Clark]

Many retail nurseries and garden centers sell lady beetles for controlling aphids in gardens and...

Posted on Thursday, May 4, 2017 at 5:02 PM
Tags: aphids (1), control (17), lady beetles (1), ladybug (1), management (7), release (1), UC IPM (12)

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