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Posts Tagged: flies

Flies in Prime Time

Adult house flies mating (Credit: LL Strand)

We don't often find flies such a popular topic of conversation, but given recent events, we'd like...

Posted on Thursday, October 8, 2020 at 2:25 PM
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management

"Mosquito Eaters" and Mosquitoes

Adult European crane fly, Tipula paludosa. (Credit: Wikimedia)

Warmer weather means many pests are flying and joining you indoors while you shelter-in-place or...

Posted on Sunday, May 10, 2020 at 11:00 AM
Tags: bite (0), crane flies (0), eater (0), hawk (0), insects (0), lawn (0), mosquito (0), Pest Notes (0), turfgrass (0), UC IPM (0)
Focus Area Tags: Pest Management, Yard & Garden

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

Gnats on Houseplants

Fungus gnat adult caught in yellow sticky trap. (Jack Kelly Clark)

If you have house or office plants and have ever seen small, dark-colored insect swarming around...

Posted on Monday, October 9, 2017 at 9:55 AM
Tags: flies (4), fungus gnat (3), houseplant (3), indoor (1), potting mix (1), soil (3), UC IPM (281)

Mosquito Eater? What's That Flying Insect?

Adult crane fly. [J.K.Clark]

It's now spring, which means the appearance of all kinds of insects, including those large, leggy...

Posted on Friday, March 24, 2017 at 6:17 PM
Tags: crane flies (0), hawk (0), mosquito eater (0), UC IPM (0)

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