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Invasive Spotlight: Eastern gray squirrels and Eastern fox squirrels

Eastern gray squirrel. (Credit: JP Clark)

While some may find them cute, both the Eastern gray squirrel (Sciurus carolinensis) and the...

Posted on Tuesday, June 9, 2020 at 9:00 PM

Spring Swarms

Honey bee swarm on fence. (Credit: D Wolfe)

While we are staying home during the pandemic, insects are most definitely not!  In fact, you...

Posted on Wednesday, May 6, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: ants (17), bees (6), control (53), honey bee swarms (2), honey bees (2), pest management (47), spring (4), swarm (2), termites (10), UC IPM (246)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

April Gardening Tips: Powdery Mildew

Powdery mildew damage on tomato leaves. (Credit: Jack Kelly Clark)

As you practice social distancing during COVID-19, you may find yourself spending more time in the...

Posted on Thursday, April 23, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: checklist (5), control (53), disease (40), fruit (7), garden (36), landscape (43), ornamentals (3), pest management (47), powdery mildew (3), tips (5), UC IPM (246), vegetables (4)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

Using hydrogels to develop a yellowjacket bait

Figure 1. Western yellowjacket baiting with the hydrogel bait. After a short handling behavior on the bait, yellowjackets flew away with a small piece of the hydrogel bait. (Credit: DH Choe)

Many parks, recreational areas, and outdoor venues in California are home to yellowjacket wasps...

Posted on Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Tags: bait (5), bite (15), Campbell (1), control (53), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), fipronil (3), Michael Rust (2), nuisance (7), pest management (47), pests (60), sting (2), UC IPM (246), yellowjackets (6)

Detecting Drywood Termites in Structures with Microwave Technology

Figure 1: Western drywood termite (<i>Incisitermes minor</i>) immatures. (Credit: S. Taravati)

Western drywood termites (Incisitermes minor, Figure 1) are an important pest of structural wood in...

Posted on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 PM
Tags: control (53), damage (16), household (7), indoor pests (4), pest (94), Taravati (3), termites (10), UC IPM (246)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management Yard & Garden

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