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It's National Honey Bee Day! (August 19th)

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National Honey Bee Day is celebrated on the third Saturday of every August. This year it falls on...

Posted on Friday, August 18, 2017 at 10:51 AM
Tags: apiculture (1), colonies (1), damage (6), honey bees (1), Nino (1), Parreira (1), pests (2), UC IPM (3), varroa mite (1)

2017: A Great Year for Spider Mites

Spider mites can produce copious amounts of webbing. (Jack Kelly Clark)

Many areas in California have experienced a hot and dusty summer, perfect conditions that favor...

Posted on Monday, August 7, 2017 at 1:44 PM
Tags: damage (6), management (1), spider mites (1), stippling (1), UC IPM (3), webbing (1)

Tree Squirrels - Newly Updated Resource

Western gray tree squirrel. [L.G. Ingels]

Squirrels commonly cause damage around homes and gardens when they dig holes, feed on fruits and...

Posted on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 at 8:31 AM
Tags: Baldwin (1), damage (6), ground (1), Quinn (1), squirrel (1), tree (1), UC IPM (3)

Don't Be Alarmed by Large Beneficial Bees

Female carpenter bee. [J.K.Clark]

If you see large black or golden-brown bees flying in your garden or landscape, don't be alarmed!...

Posted on Monday, August 8, 2016 at 2:18 PM
Tags: beneficial (1), building (1), bumble (1), carpenter bee (1), damage (6), golden (1), pollinator (1), structures (1), UCIPM (2), wood (1)

Monitoring for Lawn Insects

Performing a drench test in a square of lawn. [J.K.Clark]

Spring is a good time to begin monitoring for any lawn insect pests. Pest examples include various...

Posted on Monday, March 28, 2016 at 11:43 AM
Tags: caterpillars (1), controlling (1), damage (6), grass (1), grubs (1), insects (1), lawns (1), monitoring (1), Pest Notes (1), pests (2), turfgrass (1), UCIPM (2)

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