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Carpet Beetle: Is This a Pest?

Adult varied carpet beetle on a flower (Credit: Dong-Hwan Choe)

While you are outside gardening or inside doing your spring cleaning, you may have recently found...

Posted on Wednesday, March 24, 2021 at 9:13 AM
Tags: carpet beetles (6), damage (18), home (10), indoor pests (7), pest management (77), pest notes (98), spring (5), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Lawn Problems: Diseases Are Not Always To Blame

Figure 1. A healthy backyard lawn. (Credit: C Reynolds)

Your customers want their lawns to be beautiful and functional (Figure 1) but dead patches or other...

Posted on Thursday, July 16, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: abiotic (6), damage (18), disease (44), irrigation (5), lawn (10), lawns (6), turf (7), turfgrass (4), UCIPM (72)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Carpet Beetles in the Home

Adult varied carpet beetle on a flower. (Credit: DH Choe)

Like many, you have probably been doing extra cleaning around the house lately. Have you been...

Posted on Wednesday, April 15, 2020 at 10:00 AM
Tags: carpet beetles (6), damage (18), Dong-Hwan Choe (4), home (10), pest management (77), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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 (55), damage (18), household (7), indoor pests (7), pest (105), Taravati (4), termites (10), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

Oh Deer!

Mule deer (Credit: WP Gorenzel)

The sight of deer in the wild can be delightful but when these animals invade your garden,...

Posted on Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 3:00 PM
Tags: damage (18), deer (2), exclusion (6), garden (43), landscape (51), pest (105), pest management (77), Pest Notes (98), Timm (2), UC IPM (287), vertebrate (3), wildlife (10)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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